A taxi driver was allegedly attacked by a drunken passenger late Monday afternoon, according to police in Cheongju.
Police are investigating an 18-year-old college student surnamed Lee on the charge of assault.
Lee is accused of slapping the 62-year-old driver in the face several times after they arrived at the destination near Gaesin-dong in the region.
Lee claimed the cab ride was “too expensive.”
He is set to be summoned for further questioning, police said.
By Bak Se-hwan (email@example.com)