A man has been jailed after robbing a taxi driver at knifepoint in Bradford.
Sohail Ali, 24, threatened Tanveer Mohammed with a kitchen knife after taking his taxi from Norfolk Gardens, near City Hall, in the city centre to Barkerend on 8 January.
Bradford Crown Court heard how Ali, a drug addict who has been sentenced previously for drugs offences, demanded £20 and claimed he would give £10 back, as he was desperate for a fix.
Mr Mohammed was able to beckon another taxi driver over and Ali fled when he approached.
Ali pleaded guilty to robbery and was jailed for three and a half years.