Police: Man faces charges for assaulting Uber driver

UPDATE: The charges against Michael Ettinger were dismissed on 12/13/16.



ORIGINAL STORY: A man is facing charges in Greenwich for allegedly assaulting an Uber driver.



Police say 53-year-old Michael Ettinger was arrested Sunday night.



Investigators say Ettinger punched the driver in the face on South Beach Avenue and ran off.



They say he was arrested a short time later and violently slammed his head into the roof of the police car, causing a dent.


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