Uber Driver Arrested for Sexual Assault

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

A 29-year-old Uber driver was arrested after sexually assaulting a teenage passenger.

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, at approximately 12:10 a.m., a male victim was picked up by an Uber driver from an address on Lakeview Park Avenue in Oshawa. After engaging the victim in conversation, the male driver reached over and touched the victim’s genital area and then along the route, stopped the car and sexually assaulted the victim. The victim, who is under the age of 16, contacted police later the same day.

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, the suspect turned himself in to detectives at Central East Division. Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims.

Ahmad SOHAIL, age 29, of Oshawa, is charged with: Sexual Assault; Sexual Interference; and Invitation to Sexual Touching. He was held for a bail hearing.

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