Nova Scotia

Taxi driver assaulted in Dartmouth

A taxi driver was taken to hospital after he was assulted early this morning on Victoria Road in Dartmouth.

A taxi driver was taken to hospital after he was assaulted early this morning on Victoria Road in Dartmouth.

Police say the driver had three passengers in his cab — one man and two women.

They were asked to get out of the taxi and that's when police say the male passenger kicked the front end of the vehicle.

When the driver got out he was kicked to the ground at about 2:50 a.m., then continued to be kicked by the suspect.

The group then fled on foot and the driver suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police. 

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