A TAXI driver was hurt when a gang tried to steal cash from his cab.
The 50-year-old was parking in a side street off Blackhouse Road in Fartown when a group of youths rushed to his car and tried to get in.
They opened his door and punched him, causing bruising to the right side of his face.
But the driver, who lives in Fartown, fought the gang off and drove away.
The gang ran off towards Ballroyd Road.
The youths were described as African- Caribbean aged between 18 and 19.
The attack happened at 8.50pm on Thursday night.
Anyone with information should phone Pc Sally Carter on 01484 436745.