“Jack The Gripper,” Alleged Serial Hugger, Could Face Charges
When does a hug become a crime?
Now Missouri prosecutors are trying to determine if the accusations made by 36 women against the 44-year-old man amount to a criminal offense.
“He’d say, ‘Hi, remember me? I lived down the street in the corner house. How ya been?'” Des Peres, Mo., Detective Marshall Broughton said. “Obviously [the women] didn’t remember him, but he did it so quickly and convincingly that they felt embarrassed that they didn’t know him.” Read more …