13 Oct 2012

Shoe helps police arrest cab suspects

12:16 pm on 13 October 2012

A shoe left behind at the scene of a taxi robbery helped police in Melbourne arrest two people suspected of assault and robbery.

Officers were called to Box Hill just after midnight on Friday following after a robbery and assault on a taxi driver.

AAP reports a shoe was found at the scene near the intersection of Middleborough and Albion roads.

Using CCTV footage from the taxi, officers were able to locate and arrest two people.

The cabbie had minor injuries, but did not require medical treatment.