FRIENDSWOOD, Texas – A person was threatened after asking an Uber driver to point out his credentials round 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 27, police stated.
Friendswood police stated the sufferer referred to as for an Uber journey from Discount Tire within the 1500 block of South Friendswood Drive, however when the Uber driver arrived, there was no allow on his dashboard and there was no Uber decal on the entrance windshield.
When the sufferer requested to see the credentials, the driving force turned indignant and threatened to hurt the sufferer, based on police.
The Uber driver reached underneath his seat, popped his trunk and threatened to shoot the sufferer if he was adopted, police stated.
The sufferer took a photograph of the driving force and his car and reported the incident to police and Uber.
Uber launched the next assertion:
“We take allegations like this critically and intently monitor suggestions from riders and drivers following journeys taken on the Uber platform. As quickly as we turned conscious of the expertise the rider described right here, we instantly eliminated this driver’s entry pending an investigation.
“We will present any info to the native authorities that may be useful of their ongoing investigation.”