Police: Uber driver admits to sexually battering customer

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami Uber driver has been arrested after police say he admitted to sexually battering a customer while she was incapacitated.

News outlets report arrest records show 26-year-old Nimer Abdallah was taken into custody Tuesday on a charge of sexual battery of a victim who was physically incapacitated.

A report says Abdallah picked up the female victim and another person to drive them home early Saturday. Investigators say at some point, Abdallah sexually battered the victim while she was intoxicated.

The victim said she awoke the following morning and found her pants and undergarments had been removed.

The report says Abdallah admitted the victim had been drinking and stated he was wrong for what he did.

Uber says it's aware of the investigation and has banned Abdallah from their service.

© 2018 Associated Press


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