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Uber driver accused of sexual assault on drive from Thornhill to Toronto
Published Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:19PM EDT
Nephat Siziba, 55, is shown in this handout photo. (Toronto Police Service)
An Uber driver has been charged after a woman said she was sexually assaulted during a ride from Thornhill to Toronto in September.
The incident occurred on Sept. 23 at 3:55 a.m. after a 20-year-old woman ordered an Uber ride.
She told police a man came to pick her up to take her to Toronto. During the ride, she said she was sexually assaulted.
The woman called police to tell them what happened on Oct. 8.
Toronto resident Nephat Siziba, 55, was later arrested and charged with sexual assault.
He appeared in court on Oct. 9.
Police are still concerned there are other victims and have released photographs of the man as well as the vehicle they believe the girl was in at the time of the alleged assault.
Anyone with information should contact police at 416-808-5300.