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DETROIT (WJBK) – An Uber driver accused of raping a 21-year-old woman Thursday night has turned himself in to Detroit Police.
Investigators say 29-year-old Forid Ahmed, who was driving a gray 2013 Toyota Camry, picked up the 21-year- old woman up in the area of 5000 Cass.
The victim told police he drove her to an unknown location where he assaulted her.
The woman was able to escape his car in the area of 31st and Devereaux.
Detroit Police tell us Ahmed turned himself in Thursday night after seeing his picture in television news broadcast reports. Police say he was accompanied by his attorney.
According to the authorities, the suspect picked up the victim, a 21-year-old woman, in the area of 5000 Cass Avenue and drove her to an unknown location, where he assaulted her inside his gray 2013 Toyota Camry.
LeValley said the victim is a student at Wayne State University but the alleged crime did not happen on campus.
He also said she was taken to a hospital for a medical examination and released.
The victim was able to escape from the vehicle in the area of 31st Street and Devereaux Avenue near Interstate 94 on the city’s southwest side, according to authorities.
Police said the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle.