Metro Police in Johannesburg have confirmed that four taxis were set alight in the Johannesburg CBD on Saturday morning.

It says six other taxis have been damaged at the intersection of  Von Wielligh and Commissioner streets.

Emergency teams and police are on high alert in the area.

The cause of the violence is not clear. However, it’s suspected to be rivalry over taxi routes.

Taxi Violence |  Taxis set alight in Johannesburg CBD