At 1:14 a.m., police responded to the 300 block Langbrae Drive in Halifax for an assault. The victim and his girlfriend were in a taxi when he and the taxi driver got into a dispute. The taxi driver struck the victim in the head with a pipe like object. The victim was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. The taxi driver, a 45-year-old Halifax man, was arrested and released to appear in court at a later date on a promise to appear and undertaking for assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.