A Columbus taxi driver reported a strange assault to police.
According to the Columbus police report, the incident occurred around 3:40 a.m. Saturday. The 43-year-old taxi driver picked up a passenger on Broadway and drove him to the Spring Creek Village Apartments on Veterans Parkway.
The driver told police that when he pulled into the driveway, the passenger told the driver he was going to beat him up.
The driver said the man just started talking crazy. He grabbed the driver's cab permit and began taking pictures of it.
The driver said the passenger got angry and wanted to fight. The driver got out of the taxi and began to run and the man chased him. The driver then hid in some bushes and came out when the police arrived.
The passenger was described as a white male who was bald and has a star tattoo behind his left ear.
Anyone with information should contact Columbus police.