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Police arrest suspect in rape of Uber driver outside of uptown Charlotte

Jonathan Neal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police said an Uber driver was sexually assaulted by a passenger over the weekend outside of uptown Charlotte, WSOC reports.

Police said the driver picked up Jonathan Neal on Albemarle Road Saturday just after 12 a.m. and he started sexually assaulting her.

They said Neal told the victim to pull over on North Graham Street near North Carolina Music Factory Boulevard and raped her.

Neal, 21, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with second-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual offense and sexual battery.

In 2015, Neal raped a 14-year-old student in the school at Mallard Creek High School and pleaded guilty to sexual battery and kidnapping.