Correction: Uber-Sexual Assaults story

  • FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report.

    FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 12/6/2019 9:50 AM

SAN FRANCISCO -- In a story first published on Dec. 5, 2019, about the safety of Uber's ride-hailing service, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of reported rapes in 2018. There were 235 reports of rape, not 229. There were 229 rapes reported in the previous year, 2017.

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