• Livery driver held on $35,000 bail in sexual assault case


    QUINCY, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A livery driver accused of sexually assaulting a passenger was ordered held on $35,000 bail at his arraignment Wednesday.

    The driver, Said Said, 40, of Quincy, pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated rape, unarmed robbery, and receiving stolen property.

    The alleged incident took place on Sunday just after 1 a.m. A victim reported she had been sexually assaulted after flagging down what she thought was a cab on Northern Avenue in South Boston. Investigators claim the driver, allegedly Said, took the victim to a secluded location where the assault occurred.

    Police say the suspect took the victim's iPhone and several credit cards, which he then used. He was tracked down in Quincy.

    Boston police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sexual Assault Unit at 617-343-4400. Tips can be made anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).

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