Portland Police Finally Interview Al Gore In Assault Case

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July 27, 2010 9:03 a.m.
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Portland ABC affiliate KATU confirmed yesterday what the National Enquirer reported last week: Portland law enforcement officials interviewed former Vice President Al Gore as part of their investigation into massage therapist Molly Hagerty’s allegation that Gore assaulted her in 2006 during a massage.The police never interviewed Gore after Hagerty’s initial complaint, and refused last week to confirm that the interview had taken place. They did, however, express an interest in resolving the investigation to the Portland Tribune.

[Bureau spokesperson Det. Mary] Wheat also declined to speculate about when the investigation will be completed. At the same time, she suggested it could be finished soon.

“The chief has said he wants it wrapped up quickly, and we have assigned the resources to the investigation to do so,” Wheat said.

KATU reports that law enforcement sources now confirm the interview took place last week, and that it was conducted in San Francisco.

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