One man is in custody following an alleged assault against a cab driver in Yellowknife Tuesday night.

The driver had been dropping off a client in the Kam Lake area when an altercation ensued and the driver was injured.

Yellowknife RCMP were called to the scene around midnight, and the driver was transported to Stanton Hospital for medical attention.

The suspect was later apprehended and remains in custody with charges pending. The investigation is still ongoing.

Yellowknife RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact them at (867) 669-1111 or to call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update: 37-year-old BC man charged with aggravated assault