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Man arrested for assaulting local cab driver

The cabbie suffered minor injuries from the assault
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City police have arrested a North Bay man and charged him with assaulting a taxi driver.

Just before midnight yesterday, police responded to reports of an assault that occurred outside a residence on Lakeshore Drive.

A man rode in a taxicab to the location, and upon arrival, assaulted the driver of the taxicab and broke a window on the cab door.

The cabbie suffered minor injuries from the assault.

North Bay Police Service found the assailant in the residence, where he was arrested.

Brett Dupuis, 22, is charged with:

  • Assault
  • Mischief Under $5,000
  • Failure to comply with release order

Dupuis is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.