Uber driver charged with rape, sexual assault

Ahmed Mostafa Elgaafary. 26, is custody facing rape and sexual assault charges.  (Credit: Pennsylvania State Police Department) 

(Meredith/AP) — Police say an Uber driver has been charged with raping a passenger he picked up at a casino and who became unconscious in the car.

Twenty-six-year-old Ahmed Elgaafary faces multiple offenses, including rape, sexual assault and indecent assault of an unconscious person.

Pennsylvania State Police say the alleged attack happened around 2:20 a.m. Feb. 10. They say the driver picked the woman up from the Valley Forge Casino in King of Prussia. Rather than taking her home, police allege he took her to a residence and raped her.

He was charged Wednesday.

Neighbors tell WXTF-TV he continued driving for the ride share service until recently.

Elgaafary is in Chester County Prison. His lawyer's voicemail box was full Friday.

A call seeking comment from Uber wasn't returned Friday.

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