Narrabri taxi driver threatened with syringe

Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver was allegedly confronted with a syringe in Narrabri on Saturday morning.

About 3am Saturday (1 December 2012), a 64-year-old taxi driver picked up a man waiting in Selina Street.

On nearing the intersection of Fitzroy and Thurlagoona Streets the man threatened the driver with an empty uncapped syringe and demanded cash from the driver.

The offender left empty handed and on foot in the direction of Thurlagoona Avenue.

Barwon Local Area police conducted immediate patrols of the area but were unable to locate the man.

The driver was not injured during the incident.

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.

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