Police are investigating after a taxi driver was stabbed in Chelmsford.
Officers were contacted shortly after 7.50pm yesterday, Wednesday February 3 with reports the victim had been injured with an unknown object by a customer in Oliver Way.
The driver, a man aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital with an injury to his right arm.
It is not believed to be life threatening.
The suspect who was collected by the driver at Chelmsford train station – stole cash and attempted to steal the car keys, before running off towards the Newland Spring estate.
Police searched the area and enquiries are ongoing to locate the suspect.
He is described as white, aged in his mid-30s and of stocky build. He wore a white and green hooded top with jeans.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Chelmsford CID on 101.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org