Crime and Court

Mandurah rideshare driver charged with alleged sexual assault

File image: Tex Reeks.

A Mandurah rideshare driver has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of a woman on February 28.

Sex Assault Squad detectives said the woman, in her 20s, was picked up by a rideshare vehicle from a location in Mandurah before the driver allegedly sexually assaulted her during the journey about 1:15am.

The driver has been charged with Sexual Penetration without Consent and one count of Unlawful and Indecent Assault.

The 37-year-old is due to appear in the Fremantle Magistrates Court today.

Police have notified the relevant ride-share companies and the Department of Transport of the arrest.

If you are or have been a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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