March 10, 2015
Man arrested after Burnham-On-Sea taxi driver is assaulted in his cab

A man has been arrested after a Burnham-On-Sea taxi driver was beaten in an assault at the weekend.

Police were called just after 9.30pm on Saturday 7th March by members of the public reporting that a taxi driver had been assaulted by a passenger.

Police say he also had his taxi window smashed during the journey to Weston-super-Mare.

"Officers later arrested a man in Winterstoke Road, and a 26-year-old man from Weston has been charged with assault by beating and is due before magistrates on Monday 23rd March," police spokeswoman Jenny Bigwood told

"Another man who was in the taxi at the time was not involved in the assault."

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