An Uber driver is accused of sexually assaulting a passenger over the weekend, based on Prince William County police.
Cristian Yovani Zelda Avalo, 37, of 10223 Ginny Way in Manassas, was arrested Tuesday and charged with object sexual penetration and abduction with intent to defile, police spokesperson Sgt. Jonathan Perok stated.
Zelda Avalo, who police determine as an Uber driver, picked up the 22-year-previous sufferer round three:15 a.m. Saturday in Manassas for a visit to her Woodbridge house. He is accused of holding the sufferer down in the car whereas he allegedly sexually assaulted her, Perok stated.
The sufferer texted an acquaintance to satisfy her at her residence and Zelda Avalo left the world after dropping her off, Perok stated.
The sufferer reported the assault Monday.
In a press release to InsideNoVa, an Uber spokesperson stated, “This report is appalling and our thoughts are with the rider during this difficult time. The driver has been removed from the app and we’ll work to help police in any way we can with their investigation.”
Zelda Avalo is being held with out bond and his courtroom date is pending.