Taxi driver threatened with knife during ambush in Sheffield

Parsley Hay Road, Sheffield
Parsley Hay Road, Sheffield
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A taxi driver was threatened with a knife during an ambush on a Sheffield street.

South Yorkshire Police said a car pulled in front of a taxi driver on Parsley Hay Road, Handsworth, and four males got out.

They produced a knife and threatened the driver while making demands for cash before stealing his takings.

A force spokesman said: "A vehicle containing four males pulled in front of a taxi, they demanded money - making threats with a knife - and stole the driver's money."

Witnesses to the incident on Tuesday should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.