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Uber driver accused of raping passenger in Miami-Dade County

Women says she woke up to find underwear, pants removed

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – An Uber driver was arrested Tuesday, days after he raped a woman to whom he gave a ride home, authorities said.

According to an arrest report, Nimer Abdallah, 26, picked up the victim and her friend on Saturday and drove them to the victim's home.

Police said the victim, who disclosed that she was intoxicated, woke up Sunday morning and discovered that her underwear and pants had been removed.

She also said there was a discharge coming from her vagina.

Police said the woman's friend identified Abdallah in a photograph.

Abdallah was questioned by detectives and confessed to removing the victim's underwear and pants, police said.

Detectives said he also admitted to kissing her breasts and having sex with her. He said he knew that she was intoxicated and knew that what he did was wrong, the report said.

Abdallah faces a charge of sexual battery on a person who was physically incapacitated.

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Amanda Batchelor is the managing editor for Local10.com.