Uber driver arrested for allegedly groping passenger in Palo Alto

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Police have arrested an Uber driver after he allegedly groped a female passenger that he had driven home earlier in the evening.

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The incident occurred in Palo Alto on Oct. 30 around 12:27 a.m.

Palo Alto police received a report of a sex crime that had occurred at a residence near Los Trancos Road and Alpine Road.

A woman in her 40s and her husband had taken an Uber and were dropped off around 11:00 p.m. Police say the woman left her cellphone in the vehicle and after retrieving it the suspect allegedly kissed the victim and groped her.

The couple reported the incident to Uber and later police arrested Redwood City resident, Pedro Liborio-Anorve.

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He was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for sexual battery and stalking.
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