3rd woman accuses Michigan lawmaker of sexual harassment

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Peter Lucido

FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, file photo, State Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, speaks after a news conference at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. The lawmaker apologized Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, a day after telling a young female reporter that a group of high school boys could “have a lot of fun” with her. Lucido, issued a short statement addressing a story in which a Michigan Advance journalist wrote of an incident that occurred outside the Senate chamber Tuesday. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A third woman has accused Michigan state legislator Peter Lucido of sexual harassment.

Melissa Osborn who works as a regulatory affairs specialist for a trade group. She tells Crain’s Detroit Business that state Sen. Peter Lucido commented on her appearance and clothes while scanning her body and touching her lower back area.

Osborn says it happened at the Michigan Credit Union League’s annual government affairs conference in May.

Lucido declined comment.

Osborn’s comments come after a fellow lawmaker filed a complaint against Lucido with similar allegations.

Also, a female reporter has said Lucido made a sexist comment to her before a group of high school boys.

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