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Uber driver arrested after alleged assault on passenger

AN Uber driver has been arrested over an alleged assault on a 19-year-old woman during a car trip on New Year's Day.

The woman booked the ride through the upstart ride-sharing mobile app and was picked up on King Street about 4:00am.

Police allege the teenager was indecently assaulted before she was dropped in Templestowe, in Melbourne's north-east.

Officers arrested a 31-year-old Noble Park man over the incident.

He is expected to be charged with sex offences and unaccredited driving.

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