Kevin Spacey accuser drops lawsuit against actor

BOSTON (AP) — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor.

Mitchell Garabedian, a lawyer for the man, announced in an email Friday that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed. No reason was provided either by Garabedian or in the court filing. Garabedian said he would have no further comment.

An email was left Friday requesting comment from Alan Jackson, Spacey's attorney.

Garabedian's client, the son of Boston TV anchor Heather Unruh, alleged Spacey got him drunk and sexually assaulted him at the Club Car restaurant where the then 18-year old man worked.

Spacey still faces a criminal charge. He has pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery in January.

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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., to be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Actor Kevin Spacey departs from district court on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., after he was arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Kevin Spacey llega al Tribunal de Distrito de Nantucket , Massachusetts, para responder a un cargo de abuso sexual, el lunes 7 de enero del 2019. El actor ganador de dos premios Oscar enfrenta un cargo penal por presuntamente haber manoseado a un adolescente en un bar de la isla en 2016. De ser hallado culpable podría pasar hasta cinco años en prisión. (AP Foto/Steven Senne)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey leaves Nantucket District Court following his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey is seen through a window as he walks towards the courtroom in the Nantucket District Courthouse in Nantucket, MA for his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Nantucket District Court for his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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