‘Ride-sharing’ driver charged with sexual assault of two women

A man claiming to be a driver for a ride-sharing service have been charged with the sexual assault of two women in Brisbane.

The 41-year-old man was arrested after a search warrant was executed at a home in Carindale.

Police allege he sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman on Saturday, September 8 and a 25-year-old woman on Sunday, September 16.


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The man is accused of posing as a ride-sharing driver and collecting the women from the Fortitude Valley area before sexually assaulting them on the way home.

The 41-year-old has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one of deprivation of liberty.

He’s due to front the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

Police say the man does not have any links with any known riding-sharing service.

Detectives are also concerned there may be more victims who are yet to come forward.

They’re urging anyone who has knowledge or these offences or similar offences to contact Police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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