Police look for man who used syringe to steal taxi

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POLICE are looking for a man who threatened a taxi driver with a syringe before stealing the taxi about 12.30am this morning.

A man approached a taxi at the taxi rank located at a shopping centre on Commerce Ave in Armadale and asked to be taken to an address.

Before the taxi left, the man threatened the taxi driver with a syringe.

The taxi driver managed to get out of the vehicle and the offender drove off in the taxi.

A short time later it was found abandoned on Mardi Court in Armadale.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au