A TAXI driver was attacked with a machete and hammer.

Writing on the GMP Trafford North Facebook page, an officer revealed: "Two offenders have been arrested in connection to a robbery on a taxi driver on Irlam Rd, Flixton."

They had ordered a taxi and when it turned up at the address they attacked the driver and robbed him of £100.

The officer said: "The following day, the same taxi company receive a call for a taxi from the same location with the voices sounding similar. They alert us and officers attend.Two offenders matching the same description for the previous robbery are detained and are found to be in possession of a hammer and machete.