2 Men Arrested For Assaulting, Robbing Cab Driver
Police in Arlington, Mass. confirm the incident on Park Avenue
Sunday, Aug 10, 2014 Updated at 10:39 AM EDT
Police in Arlington, Massachusetts confirm that two men are in custody after assaulting and robbing a taxi driver overnight.
The incident occurred around 12 a.m. on Sunday at 2 Park Avenue.
Police say there was a dispute when the suspects were set to pay for the taxi ride. This led to the suspects stealing the cab driver’s cell phone, assaulting him, and fleeing.
The driver was able to get a bystander to dial 911. Police located the suspects and placed them under arrest.
The suspects were identified as Jacob Shaps and Christopher LaFrance. The investigation is ongoing.