A 51-year-old man accused of groping a cast member was arrested at Walt Disney World on Saturday.
According to an arrest report provided to USA TODAY Wednesday by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, Brian Sherman of Orlando , visiting the park with his wife, was arrested after the couple approached a Disney princess cast member for a photo. According to the report, Sherman put his arm around the princess and then moved his hand lower “so that he could cup the victim’s bra with his right hand.”
When co-workers noticed, they told him to remove his hand by suggesting a different pose.
When the couple left, co-workers closed the room, and the victim began “shaking and crying.”
Photos taken during the incident were used to help identity Sherman.
He was arrested on a charge of battery.
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In a statement provided to USA TODAY by spokesperson Jacquee Wahler, Disney confirmed officials stepped in.
“Orange County Sheriff’s Office was on site and immediately stepped in, and this is now a law enforcement matter,” the statement read. “Everyone should feel safe at work, and we encourage Cast Members to come forward in any uncomfortable situation.”
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