NEW YORK — A livery cab driver is behind bars after police said he raped a 12-year-old passenger in New York.
According to WPIX and WCBS, the incident occurred about 5 p.m. Monday in Brooklyn. New York police said the victim got into a cab that her parents had ordered for her. Later, the driver, 32-year-old Rafael Martinez, stopped the car, moved to the backseat and raped the girl before dropping her off in Bedford-Stuyvesant, authorities said.
Police arrested Martinez on charges of rape, sexual abuse, committing a criminal sex act and other crimes, according to WPIX.
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