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Update: Man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing woman after giving couple ride home from bar

Bakil Dahir

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a woman after agreeing to give a couple a ride home from a bar.

Posted: Oct 24, 2018 10:23 AM
Updated: Oct 24, 2018 11:30 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a woman after agreeing to give a couple a ride home from a bar.
Bakil Dahir, of Rochester, is facing a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police said a male and female were intoxicated when they accepted a ride home around 11 p.m. from a man who took the couple off their desired path home.
Dahir claimed police were behind him therefore he took a different route. However, police said the suspect pulled into a dark area behind the Holiday gas station on 4th St. SE before threatening the male with a tire iron and telling him to get out of the vehicle.
The male complied, police said, and the suspect drove away with the female before allegedly sexually assaulting her. The woman was dropped off around 2 a.m. at the gas station.

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