Ride-share driver charged with Indecent Assault

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Perth Detectives have charged a man after a woman in her 20s was allegedly indecently assaulted by a ride-share driver.

Around 11pm on Saturday 5 October 2019, the woman got into the front passenger seat of a ride-share vehicle after the driver allegedly told her the rear passenger doors were broken and she needed to sit in the front.

It is further alleged during the journey from a southern Perth suburb to Northbridge, the driver indecently assaulted the woman.

The 51-year-old man from Southern River has been charged with four counts of Indecent Assault and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on 21 October 2019.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with any information regarding this matter to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au