Woman attacks cab driver, steals taxi

A woman attacked a Yellow Cab taxi driver Tuesday night in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood and then carjacked him, according to police.

The incident occurred around 9:35 p.m. near Pennsylvania Avenue and Cesar Chavez Street.

Once inside the taxi, the woman allegedly started hitting the driver, a 43-year-old man, causing him to stop the car. When the driver then got out of the vehicle, the woman jumped into the driver’s seat and drove away, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The suspect, who was not armed, was described as being in her 20s.