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Comedian Andy Dick on male groping charges

Mon 25 Jan 2010 In: International News View at Wayback

American comedian Andy Dick was arrested after he groped and tried to kiss a man in a West Virginia nightclub, reports trusted celebrity gossip website Sex charges: Andy Dick The 44-year-old entertainer was released on bail, but faces two charged of sexual abuse - which could mean an up to 5-year spell in prison. "Dick was inside the club at 819 Third Ave., speaking with a man identified as Justin Hayes 'when the defendant (unexpectedly and without invitation) grabbed the victim's crotch, repeatedly groping then kissing him," says the official police report. The second felony charge said a Rum Runners security guard approached Dick and asked 'to place an armband on his hand to comply with the rules of the establishment.' According to the guard's account in the report, 'the defendant grabbed the victim's crotch and began laughing,' reports TMZ. A third man says Dick tried to kiss him but reacted by simply saying "I'm not down with that." He added that the charges against the star were "dumb" and "stupid." Dick has been no stranger to controversy in recent years. He dropped his pants and flashed the audience at one of his comedy club shows in 2005, and checked into rehab shortly afterwards following a number of incidents involving inappropriate touching of women.    

Credit: Daily News Staff

First published: Monday, 25th January 2010 - 3:35pm

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