Cab driver stabbed when fight with fare escalates, police say

Posted at 3:16 AM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 03:16:52-05

PORTAGE, Mich. — A cab driver required hospitalization and surgery, after police say he was stabbed by his customer during an altercation late Thursday night.

It happened at approximately 10:30 p.m. at the Oakland Drive Apartments in Portage. Police say the 60-year-old cab driver got into a fight with his 25-year-old fare. The driver suffered serious stab wounds and was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

The customer was also injured, but was taken into police custody.