MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An Uber driver is facing kidnapping charges in a crime police say was sexually-motivated.
Authorities on Long Island say 32-year-old Sean Williams allegedly abducted a 15-year-old girl, who was a passenger in his car.
Investigators say Williams was supposed to take the teen from Long Beach to Merrick on July 12, but instead drove her to Brooklyn.
According to Nassau County’s district attorney, Williams was allegedly trying to convince the minor to come back to his home where he planned to sexually assault her.
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