Halifax Cab Driver Aids Woman Being Assaulted

A Halifax cab driver came to the aid of woman being assaulted by a man in Halifax on Friday afternoon. Police say shortly after 4pm a woman was texting while walking and nearly bumped into a man at the intersection of Inglis and Brussels street in the city’s South end. The man confronted the woman and allegedly began assaulting her. A taxi driver passing by picked up the women, called police and followed the suspect to a nearby business. Police arrested the 40-year-old man and he’s been charged with assault. The victim was not seriously injured.