A Winnipeg taxi driver was pepper-sprayed and carjacked early Tuesday morning in the 2300 block of McPhillips Street.
Police say a female passenger was picked up at around 2 a.m., who then used bear spray on the driver before stealing the taxi.
The cab was found abandoned a short time later after striking a tree in the area of Redwood Avenue and Salter Street.
The taxi driver sought treatment in hospital.
Police arrested a 21-year-old Winnipeg woman nearby in the area of Mountain Avenue and Salter Street.
She faces charges of robbery, possession of a weapon and breach of recognizance. She remains in custody.