Lyft driver accused of sexually abusing passenger in Central Islip

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A Lyft driver is accused of sexually abusing a passenger in Central Islip.

Police say Hussein Saleh picked up two female passengers in Patchogue around 3 a.m. Sunday.

Saleh allegedly sexually abused one of the woman while she was sitting in the front seat.

Authorities say that's when one of the passengers called 911 from inside the car.

The 36-year-old man from Farmingville is set to face a judge Monday in Central Islip.

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