Lyft driver wanted for questioning in Cincinnati sex assault


A man who presented himself as a Lyft driver is wanted for questioning in the sexual assault of a woman early Saturday morning in Cincinnati.

Police said the assault happened between 2 and 3:30 a.m. in an unknown location near Red Bank Road off northbound Interstate 71 after the suspect picked up the woman in the 1400 block of Main Street, according to an alert sent Saturday evening.

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The suspect is described as a tall, thin man between 30 and 40 with dark hair and a thin mustache. He was driving a newer four-dour dark-colored vehicle with a gray leather interior.

Anyone who has information is urged to contact the criminal investigations section at 513-352-3542.

Lyft is a ride-sharing service that matches potential passengers with drivers using their personal vehicles through an online application.

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