Eric Adams denies sex­u­al assault alle­ga­tions: ‘Nev­er hap­pened’

New York City May­or Eric Adams is defi­ant in the face of sex­u­al assault alle­ga­tions, telling reporters he would nev­er harm any­one.
“My career speaks for itself,” Adams told reporters Thurs­day. “It’s just some­thing absolute­ly that has nev­er hap­pened. I don’t even recall ever meet­ing the per­son who made this alle­ga­tion.”
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“I have a city to run and I’m focused and I have to make sure that we con­tin­ue to do so, but absolute­ly, this has nev­er hap­pened,” he said.
The alle­ga­tions, dat­ing back to 1993, were made in a legal sum­mons filed late Wednes­day, with the woman seek­ing a tri­al and $5 mil­lion in dam­ages for “inten­tion­al and neg­li­gent acts and omis­sions for phys­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal, and oth­er injuries suf­fered as a result of con­duct that would con­sti­tute sex­u­al offens­es.”
The three-page sum­mons names Adams, the New York City Police Depart­men­t’s tran­sit bureau, and NYPD’s Guardians Asso­ci­a­tion as defen­dants, stat­ing that the plain­tiff was “sex­u­al­ly assault­ed” by …