Uber driver charged with kidnapping and assaulting Virginia passenger

FAIRFAX, Va. (WRIC) — An Uber driver was arrested and charged with kidnapping Saturday morning.

According to police, the victim was a passenger he had picked up after she had been drinking in Washington D.C. and ordered the car to get home in Fairfax.

Police say instead of taking her home, the Uber driver, a man named Westagne Pierre, took the woman to a hotel in College Park, Maryland where he assaulted her.

More charges could be on the way.

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