This comes after the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office asked police to conduct further investigation.
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Octavio Alvarez Gomez, 37, was originally accused of raping a woman he drove home from a Van Nuys pub.
Police said a Van Nuys woman ordered a Lyft ride after leaving a local bar around 10 p.m. Oct. 2. The driver brought her to her neighborhood, but before she got out of the car, police say Gomez sexually assaulted her.