Former Alabama lawmaker indicted on sex abuse charge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama lawmaker accused of sexually abusing a woman at a restaurant earlier this year was indicted on a felony ch...

November 22, 2022
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama lawmaker accused of sexually abusing a woman at a restaurant earlier this year was indicted on a felony charge, court records show. Perry Hooper Jr., 68, of Montgomery, allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts and waist, kissed her on the neck and shoved his pelvis into her backside, an affidavit showed. The woman was behind the host stand at a restaurant and Hooper was leaving, the document said. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Hooper on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse on Friday, records shows.