Police make arrest after taxi driver was assaulted
Posted Oct 7, 2019 01:54:00 PM.
Waterloo Regional Police have made an arrest after a taxi driver was assaulted in Kitchener.
Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police were called to Fairway Road South, where they found a man with serious injuries lying behind a taxi.
He was transported to hospital.
Police later determined he was the driver of the taxi and was involved in a verbal altercation, which resulted in him allegedly being assaulted by a fare.
A Kitchener man, 24, was arrested and is facing a charge of assault causing bodily harm.
Police have not released his name.
A GoFundMe has been set up for the cab driver, whose family says that he will need facial surgery.
The fundraiser can be found here (WARNING: Readers may find images of the victim disturbing).