Fake Uber driver allegedly gropes woman

Published: Mar. 14, 2017 at 3:10 PM CDT
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An Omaha woman claims she was assaulted by a man claiming to be an Uber driver.

According to police reports, the 38-year-old woman was walking home early Tuesday morning near 24th and Ames Ave when she was approached by a man driving a grey sedan.

The man, she said goes by the name “Oscar,” told the woman he was an Uber driver and offered to give her a ride home.

She got in the car and “Oscar” started driving north on 24th Street.

The victim told police “Oscar” parked the car near 24th and Laurel Ave. and began groping her over and under her shirt and pants.

The victim said she was not penetrated by the suspect.