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Taxi driver punched in the face and knocked unconscious

John Gass

A TAXI driver was knocked unconscious in an assault at Palm Beach on Saturday night.

Gold Coast Police are investigating the incident that occurred when a taxi driver was returning to a property at an address in Nyrang Court at about 7.30pm.

Police said an unknown offender punched the driver in the face, rendering him unconscious.

The offender also smashed the front windscreen of the taxi and kicked the rear driver's side panel before leaving the scene on foot.

The driver was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Police said investigations were continuing.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed any suspicious behaviour in the area at this time is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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