A TAXI driver was left shaken and needing hospital treatment after three men assaulted him.
The Asian driver picked up the men near Ricky's pub on Leeds Road at around 1.50am on Saturday morning.
The taxi got to Deighton Road near Deighton Sports Centre when one of the men reached down and applied the handbrake causing the car to skid.
There was an attempt to steal the drivers money and he was assaulted, resulting in cuts to his to ears and nose, before the trio fled.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Huddersfield CID on 01484 436685.