Charges Laid Following Taxi Driver Assault

Police have today charged two men with Aggravated Armed Robbery and Attempted Aggravated Armed Robbery following an assault on a taxi driver in Rocherlea on 13 April.

An 18-year-old Rocherlea man and a 21-year-old Mayfield man were both detained to appear before an out-of-hours court tonight.

The taxi driver received injuries during the incident after allegedly being struck with a hammer. An amount of cash was stolen.