Cab driver wanted by NOPD for French Quarter rape

Cab driver wanted by NOPD for French Quarter rape

Cab driver wanted by NOPD for French Quarter rape

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Posted on October 2, 2012 at 11:25 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 2 at 1:13 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- Police are looking for a cab driver who is suspected of raping a woman after picking her up in the French Quarter, according to New Orleans Police Department.

According to NOPD spokesman Officer Frank Robertson, on Sept. 29 around 3 a.m., the victim was picked up in the 600 block of Decatur Street.

"The victim entered an unknown type four door sedan with black leather seats owned by an unknown taxi cab company.  The driver brought the victim to an unknown location and sexually assaulted the victim," said a statement from police.

The suspect is described as a "Middle Eastern" man in his 50s, 5'10", with an average build. His hair hair had white streaks with mostly gray hair.  The man spoke with a "raspy Indian accent," according to NOPD.

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