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.