A great-grandmother and part-time San Diego City Hall employee pleaded with Mayor Bob Filner to resign Thursday afternoon, after coming forward as the 16th woman to claim sexual harassment against the Democrat.
“I knew he was engaged and I felt very shocked,” she said at a news conference. “On the day that Mayor Filner grabbed me and kissed me, I went home and cried.”
“I went home and cried again,” she said, adding that this time she told her supervisor.
Ms. Allred said there is an open investigation with the city’s Equal Employment Investigations Office, ABC 10 reported.
Speaking to the media through tears, the great-grandmother said she will go back to work on Friday, even though she’s scared of the repercussions.
Earlier Thursday, attorney Kathryn Vaughn became the 15th woman to come forward with accusations against the mayor, the station reported.