Police hunting three men who robbed a Queenstown taxi driver
have released an audio recording of a call made on the
driver's stolen phone.
The call was made to the taxi company on the morning of the
The caller gives her name as Michelle Green and gives a
fictitious address and phone number.
The robbery happened in the early hours of February 5 when a
24-year-old male taxi driver was attacked by three men, after
driving a male passenger to the Queenstown Memorial
When the passenger left the taxi the driver went on foot to
look for him at the recreation ground.
The driver was then attacked and robbed, by the passenger and
two other men. Two of the men took a cash box from the taxi,
which contained around $700.
Anyone who can help identify the caller can contact Matt
Jones, of Queenstown Police, on 03 441 1600.