Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police after groping charge

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Published on June 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:59s

Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police after groping charge

Mark Heller, the attorney for Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., says his client will be proven innocent after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar last weekend.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police after groping charge

ROUGH CUT (no reporter narration) STORY: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. reported to New York City police on Thursday (June 13) after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar last weekend.

Television pictures showed the "Jerry Maguire" actor entering an NYPD building without saying anything to news media outside.

Gooding has denied the allegation, which was made by an unidentified woman who said Gooding touched her breasts at the bar on Sunday night.

Gooding's attorney said on Thursday he did not expect the actor to be charged, given security video from the bar that he said showed no criminal conduct by Gooding.

The New York Police Department did not immediately return a request for comment.

Gooding won the Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1997 for his portrayal of an athlete in the film "Jerry Maguire." In 2016, he was nominated for an Emmy for playing O.J.

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