A taxi driver has been left injured after being attacked by a passenger within his own cab.

Police were called to Drumcross Road in the north of the city following reports of a robbery.

They say an investigation has been launched after cash was stolen during the incident.

Locals on the Crookston and Pollok community Facebook group claim to have spotted a number of police vans in Levernside on the nearby Langton Crescent. 

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A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed: "We received a report that a taxi driver had been robbed within his car on Drumcross Road, Glasgow, around 3.50pm on Sunday, January 19.

"A 64-year-old man suffered minor injuries to his arm and a small quantity of cash was stolen.

"Enquiries are ongoing."