An Uber driver in Oklahoma is reportedly accusing a state senator of aggressively kissing and grabbing her at some point on a trip.
In this latest case, the Uber driver does reportedly plan to pursue a case against Marlatt, and Uber has agreed to furnish customer details to Oklahoma City police.
Oklahoma state Sen. Bryce Marlat was named a suspect in a lewd acts case involving an Uber driver..
Attorney Robert Don Gifford confirmed to The Associated Press that his client, state Sen.
She then claimed that Marlatt later grabbed her forcefully and started kissing her neck while she was driving.
Marlatt, a married father of four, has not been arrested or charged, and police spokesman Sgt. Gary Knight said detectives are still investigating the incident.
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Senator Marlatt's attorney said the lawmaker is surprised at the accusations. "He wants to get to the bottom of this, and that's why he's gotten us involved, to contact Uber and figured out what happened".
"What's been reported is not tolerated and has no place on the Uber app". "We are committed to the safety and security of all our partner drivers and riders and are working with the Oklahoma City Police Department to provide them any information that would be helpful for their active investigation".
Marlatt's attorney said the lawmaker is now in Oklahoma City for his grandfather's funeral.
Marlatt, a native of Woodward who had worked in marketing before launching his political career, was first elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in 2008 and won a re-election past year.
On his way home from work, Marlatt stopped the vehicle on a county road and fell asleep, attorneys said.