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Springfield man charged with assaulting cab driver

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A city resident was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly threatening a cab driver with a handgun.

The incident happened in front of a home on Palmer Avenue.

CBS 3 media partner Mass Live and The Republican reported that 28-year-old Jose Serrano-Diaz was the man arrested.

Police said the Yellow Cab driver complained that Serrano-Diaz pointed the gun at her after she asked him to exit the vehicle around 1:40 a.m.

Officers found Serrano-Diaz hiding in a bedroom.

They said a pellet gun was identified as the weapon used.

Serrano-Diaz will be arraigned in district court on Monday.

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