Charges laid after cab driver assaulted

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On February 15, 2022, shortly before 2:00 am, police responded to a report of an assault in the area of 15th Street and College Ave.  An intoxicated 17-year-old female youth had taken a taxi to the area.  An intoxicated 22-year-old male approached the taxi and assaulted the driver causing minor injuries.  Both the male and the female were arrested.  The male suspect was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will be released once sober to appear in court on April 19, 2022 on charges of Assault and Fail to Comply with Undertaking.  The female was also lodged and will be released once sober with a fine under the LGCCA of Consumption of Liquor by a Minor.