Man arrested after alleged assault on Burnley taxi driver

A taxi driver has been taken to hospital after an alleged assault outside a Burnley bar.

Sunday, 15th January 2017, 10:08 am
Updated Sunday, 15th January 2017, 10:11 am
Police investigate alleged assault on taxi driver

Police were called at 7-30 am today (Sunday) outside the Blu Bar, in Cow Lane, after reports of an incident involving a young man and a taxi driver.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police confirmed the taxi driver suffered "minor injuries". He added: "The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution due an underlying health condition and not injuries related to the assault."

One man has been arrested and is helping police in connection with their inquiries.