A woman was arrested by VicPD on Thursday after arguing with a cab driver over the ride fare. (Black Press Media file photo)

A fare fight: Passenger arrested after refusing to pay Victoria cab driver

Woman taken into police custody after arguing with cab driver

A woman was arrested near Hillside Shopping Centre on Thursday after arguing with a cab driver over the ride fare.

VicPD was called to the 1600-block of Hillside Avenue after 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 after a disagreement broke out between a cabbie and a passenger who refused to pay “a small cab fare,” explained Const. Cameron MacIntyre.

The fight wasn’t physical, he said, but officers arrested the woman for fraud. She was later released.

READ ALSO: VicPD seek help identifying man suspected of stealing guitars, Roots hoodie

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