Cab driver attacked by couple in Berwyn
BERWYN — Police are investigating the alleged assault of a cab driver by a man and woman in the Citgo station at 1600 S. Ridgeland Ave. at 10:21 p.m. Jan. 2.
The cab driver told police he stopped at the gas station to talk to the clerk, who is a friend of his, when an unidentified woman came in and started chatting with him and the clerk. A man then came in and demanded the woman leave with him, according to police reports.
The two returned, and the man began arguing with the cab driver and allegedly made racial slurs toward him. The driver told police the argument developed into a physical struggle, in which he eventually pinned his attacker to the floor. The woman then began striking the driver in the head and face, police said.
The man and woman fled.
The cab driver told police he found one of the windows in his cab broken when he left the gas station.
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