Sydney Uber driver allegedly assaults Passenger in Car

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan a day after it was announced that Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence as chief executive on June 14, 2017 in New York City. The move came after former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and his law firm, Covington & Burling, released 13 pages of recommendations compiled as part of an investigation of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing car service. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
An Uber driver has been charged after allegedly indecently assaulting a woman in his vehicle before following her to her apartment in Sydney’s south.

The 21-year-old woman had entered the ride sharing vehicle with a man at Kingsford about 12.50am on Sunday.

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After the man was dropped off at an address, the woman stayed in the vehicle to be dropped off at her address in Hillsdale.

Police alleged that during the trip to her home, a male driver allegedly made inappropriate comments to the woman and when they arrived at her apartment complex, the driver allegedly reached over and indecently assaulted the woman.

Police alleged that when the woman got out of the car and entered the building, the man followed her inside and assaulted her again before she was able to escape.

A 27-year-old man was arrested at a home in North Sydney on Monday, before being taken to Chatswood Police Station and charged with two counts of committing act of indecency and two counts of common assault.

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