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Created: 07/22/2013 2:08 PM | Print |  Email
By: Maricella Miranda

Lawyer: San Diego Mayor Accuser to Come Forward

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A lawyer says a woman who alleges she was sexually harassed by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will break her silence amid growing calls that the leader of the nation's eighth-largest city resign.
Attorney Gloria Allred has scheduled a news conference Monday with a city employee who would be the first to reveal her identity since former supporters accused Filner of mistreating women and demanded that he step down. Allred says the woman is filing a lawsuit against Filner and the city.
Allred didn't reveal the woman's name ahead of the news conference at a downtown San Diego hotel. She says the woman will detail the alleged misconduct.
On Friday, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said it established a hotline to take calls from any potential Filner victims.

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