A taxi driver was stabbed twice in the head in Upper Hutt early this morning.
The attack happened after two women, aged about 20 and 25, got in to the taxi on Queen St, at 3.04am today, Inspector Chris Tate, of police central communications, said.
They said they had no money, so the driver refused to take the woman to an Upper Hutt house.
One of the women reached over and stabbed him in the cheek and forehead with an unknown sharp weapon.
The driver was taken to Hutt Hospital but discharged without needing stitches.
The taxi had a video camera. Police and CIB would view the footage.
One woman was described as Maori and one as caucasian.
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