Taxi driver assaults metro cop

A taxi driver was taken to Camps Bay police station for assault.
A taxi driver was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a traffic officer while she attempted to impound his vehicle in Camps Bay. 

The officer sustained lacerations to her knee and also injured her hand.

The taxi was impounded.

The driver is facing a charge of assault and resisting arrest.

The City of Caoe Town’s mayoral committee member for safety and security; and social services, JP Smith, said, “This type of incident is completely unacceptable and is sadly becoming far too commonplace. I hope that the criminal justice system metes out the appropriate punishment to the suspect to send a message to others. I also wish the officer a speedy recovery. The City will assist with counselling through our employee assistance programme.”