Taxi driver attacked and beaten with iron rod

Police car, TysfjordPolice car. Photo Norway Today Media

A taxi driver in his 50s in got lacerations on the face and a possible fracture of a hand when he was attacked and beaten with iron rod by a customer on Asperud in Oslo.

The police was notified about the incident at 3:14 on Monday night.
– The driver himself called and notified us of the incident.The police and ambulance arrived quickly at the scene of the crime, and the driver was taken to the emergency room with injuries in the face and hand, said operations Ola Krokan Oslo police.
The alleged offender was arrested in the area shortly afterwards.
Both parties in the case have been questioned, but so far police can not say anything about the events that lead up to the incident.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today