Man Petitioning For Mayor of Hudson Arrested for Groping Woman

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A man who said he wants to run for Mayor in the city of Hudson is under arrest.

Hudson City Police say that 53-year-old Earl Swanigan entered the home of a woman through an unlocked door without her permission.  

Swanigan was allegedly circulating a petition to run for Mayor and told the woman that he was obtaining signatures in an attempt to run for Mayor. 

The woman says that Swanigan made contact with her and forcibly touched her without permission. 

Swanigan is charged with forcible touching and criminal trespass.

Hudson Police are holding on to Swanigan's petition, which has numerous signatures.

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