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

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.

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