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Hammer Attack On Rider Caps A Difficult Week For Uber

Posted on September 28, 2014

Authorities said Robert Chicas was attacked by an Uber driver with a hammer on Sept. 23, 2014. (Twitter)
Authorities said Robert Chicas was attacked by an Uber driver with a hammer on Sept. 23, 2014. (Twitter)

A rough week for ride-sharing service Uber got rougher with the arrest of one of its Bay Area drivers for allegedly fracturing a passenger’s skull in a hammer attack.

The San Francisco District Attorney’s office said Friday that it had charged Patrick Karajah a 26-year-old UberX driver from Pacifica, Calif., with assault with a deadly weapon in connection with an incident that took place in the city’s Bernal Heights area. Karajah has pleaded not guilty, and is free on bail.

Recode.net article here

CBS SF Bay Area video and article of arrest here

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