TORONTO UBER DRIVER CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT x4

(TORONTO, ON) –  The Toronto Police Service tell us that an Uber driver has been charged four times with sexual assault

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38-year-old Senol Komec was arrested regarding a series of sexual assault incidents and a police investigation. Those incidents range from December 2017 to October 2018.

FIRST INCIDENT

On Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 2 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Blue Jay Way and King Street West area.

It is alleged that:

  • A 31-year-old woman had been out with friends
  • She ordered an Uber ride home
  • She was picked up by a man who was an Uber driver but not the one assigned to her pick-up request
  • She was driven to an area and sexually assaulted

SECOND INCIDENT

On Saturday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 2 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Bloor Street West and Madison Avenue area.

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It is alleged that:

  • A 19-year-old woman was out with friends
  • She ordered an Uber to get home
  • She was picked up by a man who was an Uber driver but not the driver assigned to her pick-up request
  • She was driven to a secluded area and sexually assaulted
  • She fought her attacker off and fled

THIRD INCIDENT

On Monday, July 2, 2018, at 2:40 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Lake Shore Road East and Hurontario Street area.

It is alleged that:

  • A 36-year-old woman had been at a restaurant
  • She was sitting out front of the restaurant when she was approached by a man in a car
  • He offered her a ride
  • She accepted and was driven to a parking lot and sexually assaulted
  • She struggled with the man and fled

FOURTH INCIDENT

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 2 a.m., officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Polson Street and Cherry Street area.

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It is alleged that:

  • A 35-year-old woman was waiting in a designated taxi area
  • A man, parked nearby, told her he was an Uber driver
  • He offered to help her
  • She was driven past her destination and sexually assaulted
  • She tried to jump out of the car but was confined
  • She was eventually able to make good her escape

38-year-old Senol Komec(pictured above), of Vaughan, Ontario, has been charged with:

  • Four counts of Sexual Assault
  • Four counts of Forcible Confinement

He appeared in court at College Park on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 10 am, in room 501.

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There is a reason to believe there may be more victims out there. If you are a victim, please reach out to police and inform them of what happened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Toronto Police Service at 416-808-7474 or online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip through Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com,  or download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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