New York Cabbie Sexually Assaulted Two Women in Cab, Possibly More

New York City Police have announced the arrest of Muhammad Wasim, 36 for targeting women inside a taxi cab which he operates in New York City.  Police said Wasim picked up a 28-year-old who hailed his cab, then offered her a shot of alcohol, which she accepted.  Shen she tried to get out of the cab, Wasim shut the door and began groping her breasts, police said.  She was able to escape the cab and call police.  Later that morning, he jumped a 36-year-old woman in the West Village, grabbing and groping the victim. He was arrested on Tuesday.  Police are asking any other possible victims to come forward and contact them.

“On 10/27, Manhattan Special Victims arrested Muhammad Wasim for a sex abuse pattern that occurred in the confines of the NYPD 6 Precinct  & NYPD 10th Precinct. We are asking any other victims to please come forward by calling or DMing NYPD Crimestoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS,” the department said.