Ride-share driver charged over indecent assault of passenger

A ride-share driver has been charged over the alleged indecent assault of a woman in Sydney’s south west on Sunday.

The 23-year-old woman was collected by a Hyundai I20, operating as a ride-share vehicle, from a home at Ambarvale about 5.15am.

The woman had organised to be taken to a home in Camden.

During the journey, it’s alleged the woman was indecently assaulted by the driver.

When she tried to leave the vehicle, it’s further alleged the man grabbed her arm and attempted to stop her.

She managed to flee and run to a nearby home where police were alerted.

Officers from Camden police commenced an investigation.

About 12.40pm on Sunday, police stopped a car on Queen Street in Campbelltown and arrested a 52-year-old man.

The man, from Ambarvale, was taken to Narellan police station where he was charged with two counts of assault with act of indecency.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Picton Local Court on September 25.