A Cocorite man has been arrested for assaulting and robbing his former girlfriend.
The 33-year-old was detained yesterday, after the incident.
The accused is said to have blocked the road in the vicinity of Long Circular Mall, St. James, preventing the passage of a taxi in which his ex-girlfriend was travelling.
He then opened the door of the taxi, physically assaulted the woman, and took her mobile phone, handbag and a quantity of cash.
He has since been charged with robbery with violence.
The Gender Based Violence Unit has since reached out to the victim.