- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to two women who say they were sexually abused by a former police officer.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1KPX7vf ) that the council voted Tuesday to pay one woman $550,000 for when she says Officer Christopher Hays groped her repeatedly during a lawsuit. The other woman will receive $400,000 for when she says Hays exposed himself to her and touched himself.

The council voted in March to pay $1.3 million to two other women who sued the city for encounters with Hays.

Hays was briefly jailed after pleading guilty to false imprisonment and assault under color of authority.


Information from: The San Diego Union-Tribune, https://www.utsandiego.com

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