Woman sexually assaulted by driver in York

The woman hailed the car on Pavement in York. Photograph © Google Street View
21 Nov 2018 @ 5.18 pm
| Crime, News

A woman who thought she was getting into a taxi was sexually assaulted by the car driver.

At around midnight on Saturday October 13 the woman was in York city when she hailed what she believed to be a taxi near Pavement.

A silver coloured car stopped for her. The male driver asked her to sit in the front of the car.

On arrival at her destination the driver leaned over to the woman and touched her inappropriately.


He is described as Arabic in appearance and has dark hair and a well-trimmed dark beard.

He had thick eyebrows and a distinctive nose. He is believed to be approximately 6ft tall and of a slender build, and he is a smoker.

Anyone who has any information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact police – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 632 Bolton
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Quote reference number 12180191482