Cuba Gooding Jr. Turns Himself in, Handcuffed in Alleged Groping Case
Cuba was also charged with sexual abuse in the third degree.
1:11 PM PT — Cuba was just escorted out of the building by cops.
12:30 PM PT — Cuba’s attorney, Mark Heller, just spoke claiming his client is totally innocent. Heller says he’s analyzed more than 2 hours of video from the night and nothing shows him commit a crime. Law enforcement sources tell us Cuba has officially been charged with one count of misdemeanor forcible touching.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is under arrest for allegedly groping a woman in a Manhattan bar … after following through with his plan to surrender to NYPD.Cuba turned himself in Thursday afternoon to the Manhattan Special Victim’s Unit. He arrived with with his attorney, Mark Heller … and he’s expected to be booked for forcible touching, a misdemeanor.
Heller told TMZ, on Wednesday, he had seen surveillance video from the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge, and felt it showed “no criminality” on Cuba’s part. As a result, he said Cuba might not surrender. Obviously, something changed.
As we reported … a woman called 911 early Monday morning alleging the Oscar winner touched her breast without consent Sunday night at the bar.