Teenager charged over Middleton taxi driver attack

A teenager has been charged in connection with an attack in which a taxi driver had his throat cut in Greater Manchester.

A 39-year-old man was attacked and had his car stolen in Middleton at about 21:30 GMT on 15 November.

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named, has been charged with robbery, Section 18 Assault and aggravated vehicle taking.

He is due before Rochdale Magistrates' Court later today.

The taxi driver was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which were not life threatening, and has since been discharged.

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