NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. appeared in a Manhattan courtroom Monday.

The 53-year-old actor is accused of groping three women in separate incidents in 2018 and 2019.

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Two of the alleged incidents took place at Manhattan nightclubs.

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Details about the third have not been released.

Prosecutors say they have more than a dozen women willing to testify about similar incidents in the past involving Gooding.

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A trial date has been set for Feb. 1, 2022.

CBSNewYork Team