Rideshare Driver Arrested Following Sexual Assault Incident In Brighton

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A rideshare driver, accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in Brighton, was arrested over the weekend.

Boston Police said the suspect, 25-year-old Sonpreet Singh, of Somerville, surrendered himself on Sunday. He has been charged with Indecent Assault and Battery on a person over the age of 14.

A victim initially reported the assault on Wednesday, April 14. Authorities said, after investigating, they were able to identify the driver and obtain a warrant for him.

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Singh is set to be arraigned in Brighton District Court.

Boston Police is urging rideshare passengers to follow safety recommendations, including riding in the backseat, share your trip details with a family member or friend, and to make sure you get in the right car.

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