NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The City Council is probing allegations of sexual harassment against one of its own.
Multiple sources say Bronx Councilman Andy King has been accused of making suggestive comments to a council staffer.READ MORE: E-Bike Rider Injured In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run, Police Searching For SUV Driver
As 1010 WINS’ Al Jones reported, the council’s Standards and Ethics Committee will meet behind closed doors to hear the allegations.
The staffer made the report last week, but this isn’t the first time he’s been faced with such allegations.READ MORE: Meat Loaf, Rock Superstar, 'Bat Out of Hell' Singer, Has Died At 74
King was hit with a separate complaint two years ago.
If the committee finds that King broke the rules, it could fine him, remove his committee assignments, or expel him.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/21 Friday Morning Forecast