The attorney for a New Hampshire lawmaker accused of sexually and physically assaulting a 16-year-old girl says his client vehemently denies the allegations.
Rockingham County Attorney Patricia Conway said Friday that 29-year-old Republican state Rep. Eric Schleien (SCHLINE) of Hudson has been charged with a misdemeanor charge of sexual assault and two misdemeanor counts of simple assault.
Defense attorney Seth Hipple says Schleien is cooperating with authorities and expects to be fully vindicated. He emphasized the charges are misdemeanors and that no threats or violence are alleged. | More…