Woman charged after allegedly spitting in the face of Peterborough cab driver

A file photo of a taxi.
A file photo of a taxi. Bayne Stanley / The Canadian Press

A Peterborough woman faces assault charges following an altercation with a taxi cab driver earlier this month.

Peterborough Police Service says around 11 p.m. on April 8, a city taxi driver picked up two fares in the area of George Street North.

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It’s alleged that while in the taxi, a woman spat in the driver’s face and on the vehicle.

The incident was reported to police along with a description of a suspect.

On Sunday, police located the suspect at a residence where she was placed under arrest.

Farrah Nicole Eriksen, 21, of George Street North, is charged with assault.

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She was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on April 30.

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