As Accusations Against Nassar Continue, a First

Jacob Moore is Nassar's 1st male accuser
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 2, 2018 12:22 PM CST
Larry Nassar Accused of Sexual Abuse by Male Gymnast
In this Nov. 22, 2017 file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Nassar was sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting young athletes for years under the guise of medical treatment.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

The over 300 women who've accused Larry Nassar of sexual abuse have been joined by the first man, the New York Daily News reports. Jacob Moore's name appeared in an amended complaint filed against the former doctor Wednesday in federal court. The complaint states Moore was 15 in 2016 when he sought treatment from Nassar for a shoulder injury. Nassar allegedly pulled Moore's pants down, exposing his genitals to a female gymnast, then treated his shoulder injury via acupuncture to Moore's groin and genitals. According to International Gymnast Magazine, Moore's older sister is also one of Nassar's accusers. She revealed Nassar assaulted her younger brother in her victim impact statement during Nassar's first sentencing hearing in January. Moore, now 19, is a gymnast at the University of Michigan. (More Larry Nassar stories.)

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