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.