An Uber driver is facing a charge of sexual assault following an incident in Markham Tuesday morning.
York Police say a 34-year-old woman from Markham arranged called for an Uber ride shortly after 12 a.m. from the area of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive in Richmond Hill.
The driver picked up the woman and drove her to a parking lot in the area of 16th Avenue and Woodbine Avenue in Markham where she was sexually assaulted.
30 year old Ahmadfayim Bayat is now charged with sexual assault and will appear in court today for a bail hearing.
Police say Uber Canada has been cooperative with investigators since the start of this investigation.