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Ride-Share Driver Charged with Sexual Assault

Release Date: August 4, 2022



On June 28, 2022, Kingston Police began investigating a suspicious vehicle incident (22-22774). Video surveillance of the suspect vehicle was obtained and a request for public assistance was released.


On July 3, 2022, at approximately 2:20 a.m. a sexual assault occurred in the downtown area. While the victim was walking an SUV pulled up and the driver identified himself as a ride-share and offered her a ride. During the short drive, the driver sexually assaulted the victim. As the driver slowed for a stop sign the victim was able to flee the vehicle. The driver attempted to grab her, but she slipped away.


On July 17, 2022 with the assistance of the public a matching vehicle was located and the driver was identified by responding patrol officers. As a result of further investigation and the corroboration of data based evidence obtained by investigators, grounds were substantiated for the arrest of the accused male


On July 28, 2022 the accused was located and arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.


Hassan Al Madani, a 50-year-old local individual was charged with sexual assault, harassment by threatening conduct, harassment by watching and besetting.




The investigation is on-going and anyone with information, is asked to please contact Detective Rines at 613-549-4660 ext. 6407 or via email at

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.
  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

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Kingston Police
705 Division Street
Kingston, Ontario
K7K 4C2

Telephone: 613-549-4660
TTY (hearing impaired): 613-549-8792
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