• Tulsa Uber driver found not guilty in rape case


    TULSA, Okla. - UPDATE: David Knight was found not guilty on April 4, 2019.

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    • Police arrested David Knight on first degree rape charges
    • A woman says Knight picked her up as an Uber driver, and he was supposed to take her to her house
    • She claims she blacked out when getting in the car, woke up during an assault and blacked out again
    • Officers say she had bruising and evidence of sexual intercourse
    • She reported taking her prescription medication before going out; the medication she took can have adverse reactions when combined with alcohol 
    • Knight was arrested on a rape warrant Tuesday.
    • He was found not guilty April 4, 2019.
    • FOX23 News reached out to Uber for a statement. They shared this: 

      "What's been described and reported to police is a violent act no person should ever have to go through. As soon as we became aware of this report, we immediately removed this former's driver's access. We are fully cooperating with the Tulsa Police Department and will continue to provide any information to them useful in their case."
    • Uber says they have a team of investigators, comprised of former law enforcement, to work with local police on these cases 

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