Unlicensed cab driver facing sexual assault charge
A 39 year old man is facing charges after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in St. Catharines.
Police say an unlicensed cab picked up a woman in the St. Paul and Ontario Street area just before 1:00 yesterday morning.
The driver is accused of taking the woman to a parking lot in the area of Bunting Road and Welland Avenue where she was sexually assaulted.
Mahmoud Al Arag of St. Catharines is being held in custody pending a bail hearing today.
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