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IPhone Leads NYC Cops to Sexual Assault Suspect in Woodbridge

An iPhone app helped NYC police trace a man posing as a cab driver who assaulted a woman in Brooklyn and fled to his home in Woodbridge.

An iPhone left behind in a cab by a woman who was allegedly assaulted by a New York City cabbie brought police to his door in Sunday morning.

Anjun Yaque, 38, of was arrested June 17 after police traced an iPhone, dropped in the black SUV he used to pick up a 22-year-old passenger Saturday afternoon.

Police said that Yaque, who operated the vehicle with Tax and Limousine Commission plates, was not a licensed cabbie, according to a report in the NY Daily News.

The woman, who had been drinking, hailed the cab at Lexington and 32nd, the New York Post reported. She told the cabbie to take her downtown and she fell asleep in the cab. Yaque allegedly drove her to Brooklyn instead where she woke up to Yaque attacking her.

The woman fought off Yaque and escaped from the vehicle, leaving her iPhone behind. Police from the 72nd Street Precinct used an iPhone app called "Find My iPhone" to trace Yaque from Brooklyn back to his home in Woodbridge, the New York Post said.

Yaque was arrested on charges that included unlawful imprisonment and assault. He's being held on Riker's Island on $2,500 bail, accordign to the New York Post. 

So Much to Say June 19, 2012 at 05:14 PM
Let's not forget the sick and dead puppies coming from your local store Fancy Pups!! The one Woodbridge allows to continue "business as usual".
DB June 19, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Really!! If I wanted to live in Newark.. I would have moved there!
here forever June 19, 2012 at 11:47 PM
feel free to drive up Woodbine Ave and check out the cars parked in the apartment complex....many taxi or car service cars with NY plates
Deborah Bell June 20, 2012 at 02:30 AM
Really? I'll check that out the next time I'm in the neighborhood.
Bucky Winters August 19, 2012 at 03:44 PM
What a great place to live!!!!


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