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Man charged in relation to knife-point robbery of taxi driver in Lower Hutt

A 28-year-old man has been charged in relation to the knife-point robbery of a taxi driver in Lower Hutt.

The incident, which occurred about 2.45am last Friday, left the taxi driver with a cut to one hand and facial injuries.

The man was charged with aggravated robbery and will appear in Hutt Valley District Court today, police said in a statement.

Police also thanked members of the public who came forward with information to assist the investigation.

Source: 1 NEWS