RCMP have arrested a 50-year-old Moncton man following a robbery during which a taxi driver was injured last night.

Police were called to a parking lot on Lewisville Road in Moncton where the driver had been robbed and assaulted just before 6 p.m. by a passenger, according to police.

He was taken to hospital and later released.

The suspect will be in court to face charges this afternoon.