Police in San Bruno, California, arrested a Lyft driver who they say raped a woman who requested a ride home from a bar on Saturday.
Tonye Kolokolo was booked in a county jail on charges of rape and false imprisonment, police said.
Lyft says it immediately deactivated the driver and is working to assist authorities in the investigation.
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A Lyft driver in northern California was arrested Saturday on allegations he raped a 25-year-old woman who had requested a ride home from a bar.
Tonye Kolokolo was arrested by the San Bruno police on charges of raping an intoxicated person and false imprisonment with violence, according to police records.
“The victim reported that she ordered a ride from Lyft the previous evening while intoxicated at a bar in the City of San Mateo,” the police report reads.
“Sometime after being picked up by the driver, the victim believed that she passed out in the backseat of the rideshare vehicle. The driver then took the victim to his residence in the City of Tracy without her request or permission, where it is alleged that he had nonconsensual intercourse with her.”
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