Law enforcement is searching for a Miami man accused of posing as a ride-share driver to pick up young women, and holding them against their will, including University of South Carolina students — with one claiming he assaulted a female while offering her a ride home.
Farris Kaloti, 28, is wanted by the University of South Carolina Police and the Columbia Police Department, according to multiple reports.
A Carolina Alert crime bulletin was issued Tuesday evening about Kaloti, dailygamecock.com reported.
Kaloti allegedly offered rides to female students, taking them to places other than their desired destinations and refusing to let them out of the vehicle, wach.com reported.
On Nov. 26, two females, ages 21 and 18, reported to the Columbia Police Department that they got a ride from Kaloti. One woman said she felt uncomfortable during the trip and tried to exit the car.
When the woman’s friend also tried to get out of the car, Kaloti allegedly pushed the first woman out while trying to prevent the friend from leaving.
After a brief struggle, Kaloti drove away from the