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Uber driver abducts passenger and rapes her

By Mason White 1:00 PM March 8, 2017
Sewanou Bisile Yoro
Sewanou Bisile Yoro
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) Uber is coming under fire over safety concerns after a driver raped a passenger late at night in Virginia.

Virginia Beach police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Sewanou Bisile Yoro, after being accused of picking up a passenger on Saturday around 10:00 p.m., and raping her.

Yoro has been charged with one count each of abduction, rape and aggravated sexual assault. He was booked into the Virginia Beach Correctional Center, and he is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Yoro worked for Uber for several years, and he earned around $350 a week. On Saturday around 10:00 p.m., Yoro picked up the woman.

He took her to the Bay Colony area on Linkhorn Bay, where he raped her.