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'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Charged With Assaulting Girl, 16

A police report says Wopat allegedly hit the girl's buttocks with his script, saying "nice butt"

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    'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Charged With Assaulting Girl, 16
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    Tom Wopat is charged with assaulting the girl and a woman in July while rehearsing for the musical "42nd Street"

    A former star of the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard" who's accused of groping a female cast member of a musical he was supposed to appear in now faces charges he indecently assaulted a 16-year-old girl in Massachusetts.

    Court records show Tom Wopat is charged with assaulting the girl and a woman in July while rehearsing for the musical "42nd Street" at the Waltham-based Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston. The Boston Globe reports the charges were made public Tuesday.

    A police report says Wopat allegedly hit the girl's buttocks with his script, saying "nice butt."

    Wopat has pleaded not guilty to groping the woman.

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    Wopat played Luke Duke on the "The Dukes of Hazzard."

    Neither Wopat's attorney nor his publicist has responded to a request seeking comment.