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Clark County man arraigned on sex charge


A Clark County man is in jail on a charge of gross sexual imposition after he allegedly groped a Springfield woman.

Eric J. Rice appeared for his arraignment today and pleaded not guilty, according to reports. His bond was set at $10,000.

The victim told Clark County deputies that Rice continued to touch her inappropriately after she told him to stop, according to an arrest report. The victim said that when Rice pushed her body against a refrigerator and made sexual comments, she pushed him away and walked into another room to call police.


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