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  1. ITV Report

West Midlands taxi drivers experience 'regular' attacks from thugs

Taxi drivers in the West Midlands have told ITV News Central that their lives and those of their passengers are being put at risk by thugs who regularly attack their vehicles.

One taxi driver showed us a spot in Kingstanding in Birmingham where his cab was recently attacked by a group of youths.

The problem has been brought to light by the recent conviction of four Birmingham youths who hurled a brick through a taxi window, seriously injuring one of the occupants.

  • Watch video of the attack below. Some viewers may find the footage distressing.