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Man charged in Toronto sex assault posed as Uber driver: police

Muhammad Fahad, 33, has been charged with sexual assault and theft.
Muhammad Fahad, 33, has been charged with sexual assault and theft. Toronto Police Service

A 33-year-old Toronto man has been charged after being accused of posing as an Uber driver and sexually assaulting a passenger.

A 25-year-old woman filed a complaint with Durham Regional Police on Sunday.

According to investigators, she was leaving a nightclub in the area of Cherry Street and Polson Street in downtown Toronto on Sunday when she was approached by a man in a red Camry.

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Police said the man posed as a driver for ride-sharing service Uber and asked if she would like a ride.

The sexual assault allegedly occurred during the drive home.

Muhammad Fahad, 33, was arrested Monday and charged with sexual assault and theft under $5,000.

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