A 15-year-old Jacksonville girl says she was groped by an Uber driver Tuesday while en route to Macclenny, resulting in the arrest of the 69-year-old driver.
Investigators said the teenager told deputies that she and Krieg, the Uber driver, had met on a previous day when she had requested a ride, and that the two exchanged telephone numbers at that time. According to deputies, Krieg picked up the teenager a second time on Tuesday, which is when the she said she was groped.
The Sheriff’s Office said the 15-year-old told them that Krieg made vulgar statements and she said Krieg offered to exchange the car ride for sexual favors. Investigators said the teenager was able to capture videos and photos of what happened on her cellphone.
The fact that she was able to record videos and photos of the driver says that she was prepared. Are you?
Not only should you be aware of any Uber Safety Tips, but you need to know how to defend and protect your self regardless of what rideshare company you’re using.