A TAXI driver was lured to a Blackburn street where he was attacked and robbed by four men.

The 'cowardly attack' happened in Cornelian Street and police have issued CCTV images of two people wanted over the incident.

The robbery happened at around 6.20am on January 23.


After the taxi was parked up in Cornelian Street, the driver was punched by four men as he sat in his car.

One man has already been arrested over the attack and released on bail.

Detective Constable Tony ROberts, of Burnley CID, said: “This was a cowardly attack on a taxi driver going about his business by four males, if you have any information regarding the males in the picture please ring Dc Tony Roberts on 01254 353561.”