Groping case towards actor Kevin Spacey returns to court docket

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NANTUCKET, Mass. — Attorneys for Kevin Spacey are returning to court docket within the case accusing the previous “Home of Playing cards” star of groping a younger man at a bar on the island of Nantucket.

A pretrial listening to is scheduled within the Nantucket District Courtroom on Monday.

Authorities say the assault occurred in 2016 on the Membership Automotive, the place the 18-year-old labored as a busboy.

Spacey pleaded not responsible in January to a cost of indecent assault and battery. His attorneys have known as the allegations “patently false.”

In court docket paperwork filed Friday, Spacey’s legal professional accused the person of deleting texting textual content messages that help Spacey’s claims of innocence. The accuser’s legal professional declined to remark.

The decide has ordered the Membership Automotive to show over surveillance footage from the evening in query by Monday.