Transcript for Uber Driver Allegedly Robs Passenger's Home
And want to turn to Uber. The name has become synonymous with fast and easy transportation but now it's facing some backlash. A driver dropping a Colorado woman off at the airport and then allegedly heading back to her house to rob her. ABC's Brandi Hitt has the frightening story. Reporter: This morning Uber driver Gerald Montgomery is no longer behind the wheel. He's behind bars accused of trying to burglarize a passenger's home just hours after dropping her off at Denver international airport last week. I saw the pick in the door. Reporter: Police say what Montgomery didn't count on was her roommate being home and Amy Kissinger discovering this tool in the back door. I said, can I help you with something and he said I'm a friend of Natalie's. Reporter: Kissinger texted Natalie saying she didn't expect anyone. Natalie thought it might be her Uber driver and forwarded her this receipt. She sent me a screen shot of his picture and it was the same guy. Reporter: Kissinger calling police but Montgomery took off leaving his burglary tools behind and police tracking him down five days later. It concerns us greatly he did it somewhere else. Make people aware this might happen to them. Reporter: The popular Uber ride share app is used in 260 cities around the world but has become the focus of several recent safety concerns. Some involved in indecent assault and battery to sexual assault. In a statement to ABC news Uber says it had performed a background check on Montgomery before hiring him and that upon learning about this incident from our valued rider we immediately deactivated the driver's access to the platform pending a full investigation. Now being held on an attempted second degree burglary charcharge Montgomery can expected to appear in court tomorrow. For "Good morning America," Brandi Hitt, ABC news, los Angeles.
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