Boy, 13, arrested after allegedly stabbing taxi driver in Cape Breton

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a taxi driver in Sydney, Cape Breton.

At about 3:40 a.m. Saturday morning, members of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service noticed a taxi driver yelling for help during an altercation with a passenger.

They found the driver had been assaulted with a weapon and was bleeding from multiple stab wounds.

The driver was taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries, and the boy was treated in hospital for minor injuries before being taken to a police lock-up facility.