‘Fake rideshare driver’, 34, is accused of indecently assaulting a woman after luring her into his Honda Accord by telling her his phone app was offline
- Police allege the man approached woman near licensed premises on Saturday
- He allegedly pretended to be a rideshare driver and said phone app was offline
- Then when the woman got into the car he allegedly performed an indecent act
A man has been charged with indecently assaulting a woman in Wollongong after allegedly pretending to be a rideshare driver.
The man approached a woman near a licensed premises in the early hours of Saturday morning and said his phone app was off-line, NSW Police said.
The woman got into the car and he allegedly performed an indecent act.
A NSW man has been charged with indecently assaulting a woman in Wollongong after allegedly pretending to be a rideshare driver
On Monday, police stopped a 34-year-old man in a Honda Accord on Robinson Street, Wollongong, with a female passenger in the front seat.
The man was arrested and charged with sexually touching another person without consent and driving unlicensed.
He was granted conditional bail to appear in Wollongong Local Court on November 9.
Police are reminding people to check the details of rideshare vehicles to ensure they match the booking on their phone app.
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