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TWO men have been arrested after a taxi driver was assaulted and robbed.

The assault came after the driver asked for the fare as he dropped off a group of six people at the junction of Talbot Road and Goldsmith Avenue, in Fratton, at around 10pm on Sunday.

His wallet, with £150 inside, was stolen and two men from the group are believed to have run away towards Fratton railway station.

The 35-year-old male driver was not injured seriously.

Two 18-year-old men from Portsmouth were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of robbery. They were questioned and bailed until September 23 pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information should contact 0845 045 4545.

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