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EntertainmentActor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News

21:59  12 june  2019
21:59  12 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News© Reuters/Phil McCarten FILE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the 69th annual DGA Awards in Beverly Hills

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative.

The Oscar-wining actor plans to present himself to the NYPD's sex crimes unit on Thursday, according to NBC News.

The woman, who has not been identified, alleged that Gooding touched her breasts at the bar on Sunday night, the network said, citing law enforcement sources.

Cuba Gooding Jr accused of groping woman

Cuba Gooding Jr accused of groping woman Cuba Gooding Jr. has been accused of groping a woman in a nightclub in New York at the weekend.

An attorney for Gooding did not immediately respond to a request for comment or confirmation.

NYPD spokeswoman Detective Sophia Mason said she had seen the news report, but had no information on it.

Asked about the reported allegation on Monday, NYPD spokesman Detective Martin Brown said, "We don't really have anything official to say about it other than that there's been an allegation and that it is currently under investigation."

Gooding won the Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1997 for his portrayal of an athlete in the film "Jerry Maguire."

Cuba Gooding Jr. denies Claudia Oshry's sexual assault allegation.
Cuba Gooding Jr. has denied comedienne Claudia Oshry's claims that he sexually assaulted her when she was 16 years old , insisting he has "no recollection" of her. Oshry, a stand-up comic known for her Instagram account Girl With No Job, alleged during the 11 June episode of her podcast The Morning Toast that the Jerry Maguire star had inserted his finger into her bottom. "At the end of the day - like, I don't know if I've ever considered myself to be, like, a victim of sexual assault because I'm not," she said at the time. "There are people who are real victims that I would never compare myself to them.

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