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Assaulted taxi driver appeals for protection for cabbies
A TAXI driver who was assaulted in her own cab has slammed police for not pursuing her attacker.
Debbie Shore, 44, had clumps of hair pulled out of her head and sratches to her face by a female passenger in November last year.
The girl was restrained by bouncers but got away before police arrived.
A year later, Miss Shore has discovered the identity of her attacker after a passenger tipped her off.
But police have refused to investigate because they do not deem the attack serious enough and because it was more than six months ago.
Miss Shore is also calling for more protection for taxi drivers.
Full story only in Tuesday's Gazette.