Drunk man caught slapping cabbie

By Bak Se-hwan
  • Published : Oct 5, 2016 - 16:35
  • Updated : Oct 5, 2016 - 16:35
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.

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