Toronto Uber driver charged with 4 counts sexual assault

Nov 23 2018, 4:56 pm

The Toronto police are informing the public of an arrest made in connection to an ongoing sexual assault investigation involving an Uber driver.

According to police, 38-year-old Senol Komec of Vaughan has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and four counts of forcible confinement.

Police say Komec was wanted for four separate incidents, three of which are said to have occurred this year, while the fourth allegedly happened in the winter of 2017.

On October 13, just after 2 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the area of Polson and Cherry Street.

Police say a 35-year-old woman was waiting in a designated taxi area when a man, parked nearby, told her he was an Uber driver and he offered to help her.

The man then drove the woman past her destination and he sexually assaulted her. The woman tried to jump out of her car but was confined. Eventually, she was able to escape.

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

A 36-year-old woman was sitting out front of a restaurant when she was approached by a man in a car who offered her a ride.

The woman accepted the drive and was taken to a parking lot. The driver sexually assaulted her. She struggled with the man and fled.

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

A 19-year-old woman was out with friends and ordered an Uber to get home. She was then 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 by the driver but managed to fight off her attacker and flee the scene.

The first incident occurred on December 16 at 2 am, when officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the area of Blue Jays Way and King Street.

Police say a 31-year-old woman ordered an Uber after a night out with her friends. She was picked up by a man who was an Uber driver but not the driver assigned to her pick-up request.

She was also driven to an area and sexually assaulted by the driver.

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Toronto Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or online.

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