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Cancun taxi driver arrested for sexual assault

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun taxi driver has been arrested after a woman says he took her to a green area to sexually assault her.

The incident occurred in region 256 of Cancun when a 28-year-old woman said that a Andrés Quintana Roo taxi driver took her to a green area where he sexually assaulted her. After the assault, she ran to nearby neighbors for help.

According to police information, around noon Sunday, municipal police who were doing routine surveillance in the area when they received a call for help from Emergency 911 regarding a report of sexual assault.

José Santiago N was arrested by police on Arco Vial Avenue for sexual assault against a passenger identified only as SAM. Santiago was handed over to authorities while his taxi confiscated. The woman was taken to hospital.