Cuba Gooding Jr. denies being guilty of groping a woman in a nightclub in Manhattan, American on Sunday evening. The actor was arrested Thursday after a woman accused him of groping her breasts, AP reports .
Gooding Jr. reported himself to a police station on Thursday. He was transported to the court in handcuffs, where he said he was innocent. He denies the story of having been groped while under the influence.
The woman says the two got into a fight after the incident. On images from a security camera it can be seen that the actor left the club shortly after 9 pm, just after the incident would have taken place. She still called the police around 1 am.
Gooding Jr. was released into custody after six hours, but has to appear again on June 26.
Gooding Jr. is best known for his role in the film Jerry Maguire , for which he won an Oscar. More recently, he appeared as OJ Simpson in American Crime Story.