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Man wanted over taxi driver assault in Townsville


Police have released photos of a man who is wanted for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver in Townsville city.

The man got in a taxi on Flinders Street at around 3am on March 26.

He then allegedly tried to attack the driver before ripping out the EFTPOS machine and exiting the vehicle.

Anyone who recognises the man or has information regarding the incident is urged to contact police and quote reference number QP2200515808.