Taxi driver chased boy who 'collided with' parked cab on Norton estate

Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver reportedly chased a boy who 'collided with the back of his parked cab' on a Stoke-on-Trent estate. Officers are also looking for CCTV and dashcam footage following the incident in Pinfold Avenue in Norton.

They say the cabbie ran after the boy who had hit the back of his car before driving off between 6.35pm and 6.45pm on Tuesday (May 7). The boy was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with a suspected broken wrist.

The driver was described as black, of medium height, bald, wearing a black t-shirt, cream shorts and glasses.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "We were called at 6.50pm on Tuesday to reports a taxi driver chased a boy who had collided with the back of his stationary car.

"The collision happened between 6.35pm and 6.45pm on Pinfold Avenue. The driver drove off after he chased the boy. The boy was taken to hospital with a suspected broken wrist.

"We’re keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened or those with any CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage from the area at the time."

Anyone with information is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting 581 of May 7, or by using Live Chat on the force's website. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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