Uber Driver Rapes Manhattan Woman After She Falls Asleep In Car
An East Village Manhattan woman suffered a terrifying ordeal Thursday when she passed out in an Uber car and the driver took her to his apartment and raped her, police sources said.
The 31-year-old victim called for an Uber at E. 52nd St. and 2nd Ave. about 2 a.m. She told the 47-year-old driver to take her home and then fell asleep in the car, sources said.
According to the NY Times, the twisted cabbie took her to his apartment and raped her while she was still unconscious, sources said. She woke up, realized with shock that she wasn’t home and confronted the driver.
“I used protection — please don’t call police,” he said according to police sources.
She fled his home and reported what happened to police she found nearby on 41st Road and College Point Blvd.She told police she had a few drinks before hailing the ride and gave no consent for sex, sources said. Medics took her to Bellevue Hospital for examination.
Cops have identified the driver and are trying to locate him, sources said.