Police looking for man who assaulted Uber driver near VCU

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are searching for a man who they say assaulted an Uber driver late Thursday night near Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus. 

The alleged aggravated assault happened on W. Cary Street near S. Brunswick Street at about 11:15 p.m. 

According to a VCU alert, an Uber driver asked a disorderly male and a disorderly female customer to exit his vehicle. An argument ensued and the male punched the Uber driver in the face before taking off on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20’s, with a goatee and a mohawk. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve red shirt, and blue or black blue jeans.

Richmond Police are continuing to investigate the incident. 

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