A young woman was arrested over the weekend for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver in Newport Beach, police reported.
The incident was reported about 1:15 a.m. Sunday on 26th Street and Newport Boulevard when an altercation broke out between an 18-year-old woman and a taxi driver. Jennifer Manzella, police spokeswoman, said Safaree Frenck, of Hunting Beach, was "intoxicated at the time" and allegedly approached the taxi driver, slapped him and punched him in the arm.
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