Suspect surrenders in shocking attack on Lyft driver caught on video

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A man caught on video attacking a Lyft driver has surrendered to police.

George Catalano, 36, is charged with assault and reckless endangerment after he allegedly attacked a Lyft driver as the man was taking he and a woman believed to be Catalano’s mother to the hospital.

The victim said as he was driving Catalano began punching him. 

Dash cam video shows Catalano to be in distress and then getting upset and attacking the Lyft driver.

Catalano has permanently banned Catalano from using the rideshare service.

It’s believed that Catalano’s mother ordered the ride.

Catalano was granted supervised released and is due back in court July 10.

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