The 28-year-old ordered a taxi but did not intend to pay for it after the course. Instead, he tried to escape. And when the taxi driver tried to stop the man, the police reported that he hit him in the face. Now he faces up to five years in prison.
As reported by the sub-inspector Wioletta Dąbrowska from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Toruń, the incident took place on Monday (September 13) at night. The 28-year-old ordered a taxi, but getting off at Żwirki i Wigury Street, he did not want to pay for the course.
Police: slapped in the face, tried to escape
The man, police report, hit the 74-year-old taxi driver in the face and then tried to escape. – The attacked man, however, foiled this attempt, and his colleague, who was passing by, notified the police – Dąbrowska said.
The 28-year-old was detained by officers. He heard allegations of bodily injury and property damage because he damaged glasses worth over two thousand zlotys, which were worn by a taxi driver. He faces up to five years in prison.
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