Woman Sues Over Alleged Hotel Room Groping

Suit claims Starwood hotel gave intoxicated stranger key to woman's room.
1:45 | 01/09/12

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An attack on a woman in a hotel room she says she was asleep when a stranger. Climbed into bed with her and began groping her he got into the room because the hotel gave much -- the question tonight why did that happen Eyewitness News reporter -- book went. That's more. To this day I still suffer from the memories of that night. And I am not able to put it behind me the. Alison -- speaking about a frightening attack at a hotel room that she says changed her life. The former investment bankers as it happened last January in Helsinki Finland in the hotel camp. Seen here in web site photos that's when she says she woke up naked in bed to find it strange intoxicated man groping -- she got away unhurt but learned later he'd been given a key to her room at the hotel desk simply by claiming to be her husband. The attack on Alison could have been avoided. If the hotel camp had taken even the most basic security precautions. Today attorney Gloria Allred filed suit against Starwood Hotels the parent company of the hotel -- Alleging negligence and negligent infliction of emotional distress and seeking unspecified. Damages. Allison has chosen to speak out today. Because she hopes that by doing so. She will be able to warn other women late this afternoon this statement from Starwood. We are taking this allegations seriously and are working with the hotel -- question to understand the facts at any breach of security that may have contributed to this very unfortunate event. Because of the lingering trauma for EA says she left her job. And New York City. In midtown -- Buckman channel seven Eyewitness News.

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