Perth man in jail over 'cabbie bashing'
A Perth man is spending the night behind bars in a Balinese prison after being accused of assaulting a taxi driver.
Mechanical fitter Tore Gerard Vincenzo Bembasciuto, 23, allegedly punched a taxi driver and snatched his phone in an altercation in Kuta about 4am today.
When the driver confronted Mr Bembasciuto, he was allegedly struck again.
An image shows the alleged victim with a bloodied and bruised face.
His shirt is also covered in sprays of blood.
Mr Bembasciuto was arrested earlier today.
He is currently being held at a Kuta police station.