Calgary taxi driver facing charges after alleged assault

FILE: Calgary Police Service logo. Dani Lantela/Global News File

Charges are pending against a Calgary cab driver who police believe was involved in an assault Wednesday night.

Officers responded to the scene at Edmonton Trail and 31 Avenue N.E. at 10 p.m.

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Police said an altercation occurred between a taxi driver and another person at the scene.

The other person was taken to Foothills Medical Centre. Police did not know the status of the victim’s medical condition as of 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Calgary police said charges are pending against the taxi driver.

Police did not confirm the company the taxi driver worked for.


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