Taxi driver gang attack in Welwyn Garden City

A TAXI driver was attacked by a gang after being dragged out of his vehicle. The group of five thugs got into the back of a black cab in Howardsgate, WGC, at about 2am on Sunday. There was an altercation in the vehicle where the men lashed out kicking an

A TAXI driver was attacked by a gang after being dragged out of his vehicle.

The group of five thugs got into the back of a black cab in Howardsgate, WGC, at about 2am on Sunday.

There was an altercation in the vehicle where the men lashed out kicking and punching the doors.

The taxi driver, a 45-year-old man, was then dragged from the car and beaten up in the street.


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Five men, all from WGC and aged between 23 and 28, were arrested.

Two were cautioned, and three were released without charge.

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The taxi driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the QE2 Hospital for treatment.

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