Unlicensed taxis: police warn of dangers during Christmas period

West Midlands Police says to only use black cabs or taxis which have been booked
West Midlands Police says to only use black cabs or taxis which have been booked Credit: PA Wire

People in the West Midlands are being warned about the dangers of using unlicensed taxis during the Christmas period.

West Midlands Police says women on their own are at particular risk after a number of sexual offences involving bogus taxis.

It says passengers should only used taxis which have been booked or black cabs.

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Warning over bogus taxi drivers after series of sex attacks

West Midlands Police are raising awareness of fake taxi drivers over the festive period after a number of sexual offences, particularly against lone females.