Cab Driver Claims Kane Beat Him Over Pocket Change

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CHICAGO (AP) - The attorney for a cab driver who says he was beaten up by Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane and his cousin over pocket change said Monday that the incident had been blown out
of proportion.

Attorney Andrew LoTempio told WGN radio in Chicago he thinks both sides "should be able to work things out."

Kane and his cousin were charged with felony robbery and misdemeanor counts of theft and criminal mischief. Patrick Kane
pleaded not guilty on Sunday, the same day of the alleged attack.

LoTempio says it is customary for some Buffalo cab drivers to lock the doors of their vehicles with the passengers inside. He says they do that if they think they might be stiffed on their fare.

The attorney did not return a call seeking additional comment. Kane's agent had no comment Monday.