ABC online reported that Vadbhag Singh, 24 was threatened by a man with scissors inside a taxi in Hollick Street on Jul 24. The attacker demanded cash and a GPS unit and repeatedly punched Singh when he refused.
Detective Senior Constable, Dean Higgins said, "The driver kept driving trying to work his way to the Richmond Police Station, he didn't know the area that well."
Higgins also said, "The male in the backseat behind him has constantly hit him, put his finger in his mouth and used what appears to be a pair of scissors, or half a pair of scissors and cut him several times."
Vadbhag said that his taxi was not fitted with a security screen at the time of the attack.