(Council Bluffs) An Omaha cab driver was assaulted during a car jacking Saturday afternoon at a Council Bluffs car wash. A suspect is in custody.
The Council Bluffs Police Department says the robbery occurred at Bucky’s Car Wash at 3501 Broadway Street. The victim identified as 34-year-old Ibrahm Dirie, of Omaha, was using a vacuum cleaner when the suspect identified as 51-year-old Ronald Lee Vallq, of Omaha, struck Dirie in the head with his fist. Vallq fled the scene in the cab and was arrested by Omaha Police a short time later. Charges are pending.
Dirie was transported to Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs with minor head injuries.
January 27, 2013