Uber Driver Charged With Indecently Assaulting Female Passenger

An Uber driver has been charged after allegedly following a 21-year-old into her south Sydney unit complex and indecently assaulting her.

What you need to know
  • Uber driver charged with indecent assault of a woman in Sydney's south
  • The driver allegedly made inappropriate comments, followed her into her unit complex and indecently assaulted her
  • The assault allegedly occurred after midnight on Sunday
  • The passenger had been travelling with a male companion who was dropped off at another address

A 21-year-old woman has allegedly been indecently assaulted and followed into her south Sydney unit complex by her Uber driver, after returning home from a fast-food restaurant on Sunday morning.

Police allege just after 1am  the woman was travelling home from Kingsford with a man, who was travelling to a different address.

After dropping off the male passenger, the Uber driver allegedly began making inappropriate comments to the woman before allegedly reaching over and indecently assaulting her as they approached her home on Flack Avenue in Hillsdale.

After she exited the vehicle, the 27-year-old driver allegedly followed the woman into her unit complex, where it's claimed he assaulted her.

The woman was able to escape and later reported the alleged incident to police, who arrested the 27-year-old at a home in North Sydney on Monday.

The driver was charged with two counts act of indecency and two counts of common assault.

He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Manly Local Court on May 31.