Man’s family accuses Uber driver of assault in viral Facebook post

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ATLANTA -- Police are investigating allegations an Uber driver beat and robbed a passenger in Atlanta after the story went viral on social media.

The alleged victim's sister posted the story on Facebook Sunday morning. She names the Uber driver and accuses him and another man of beating her brother unconscious, robbing him and stuffing his naked body in a drainage pipe.

Screenshot of Facebook post

Screenshot of Facebook post

The man is recovering at home and the family is working with police.

An Uber spokesperson says the allegations are false and that GPS records show the driver never picked up the passenger because the trip was canceled.

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