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A black cab driver has been cleared by a jury of raping a drunken passenger in her flat after taking her home.
David Jacobs, 61, was accused of sexually assaulting the City worker after collecting her from Fleets near St Paul's Cathedral on February 3 this year.
The woman, in her 20s, drank ten glasses of wine and a beer in three hours before she was helped into Jacobs' taxi by colleagues who feared she was so drunk she might upset her boss.
CCTV was shown in court of the woman falling backwards in the bar while collecting her bag and coat.
Black cab driver David Jacobs was cleared of raping a passenger after she went out for drinks with colleagues. Jacobs pictured outside Inner London Crown Court
Amanda Hamilton, prosecuting, said the woman recalled Jacobs asking her to show him her breasts during the journey to which she pressed the record button on her phone.
During the recording, played to jurors at Inner London Crown Court, Jacobs can be heard saying 'You might as well let me f*** you'.
The woman said she woke up the following