Los Angeles (AP) — A taxi driver has been arrested after Los Angeles police claim he tried to drive into a couple who disputed his fare and then crashed into a house.

Robert Kazaryan was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and he remains jailed on $30,000 bail.

An Italian couple on their honeymoon told investigators they took the cab from Beverly Hills to a Los Angeles home a few miles away but the trip took nearly an hour.

The driver wanted to charge them about $35.

The couple offered $26 but as they left the cab, they said the driver tried to hit them.

Police Lt. L. Sims says they got out of the way but the cab hit the door of the house as someone inside was opening it. That man was slightly injured by the door.

(© 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE