Kevin Spacey faces charge in sexual assault of teenager

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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at the season 4 premiere screening of the Netflix show “House of Cards” in Washington, DC, on February 22, 2016. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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BOSTON  — A Massachusetts prosecutor says Kevin Spacey is scheduled to be arraigned next month on a charge of indecent assault and battery on allegations he sexually assaulted the teenage son of a Boston television anchor in a Nantucket restaurant.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe tells The Boston Globe that Spacey is due in Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7.

O’Keefe says a criminal complaint was issued by a clerk magistrate during a public show-cause hearing on Thursday.

Former news anchor Heather Unruh  came forward in November 2017 and said the actor stuck his hand down her then-18-year-old son’s pants and grabbed his genitals at the Club Car Restaurant in July 2016.

A message seeking comment was left Monday with Spacey spokeswoman Laura Johnson.

In a strange move, Spacey resurfaced on social media Monday with a video and tweet.  The video, titled “Let Me Be Frank,” shows Spacey talking directly to the camera, much like his character Frank Underwood on “House of Cards.”

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