Mayor Eric Adams has been accused of sexual assault in a legal action filed Wednesday night in a New York court, The Messenger has learned. The filing also names the transit bureau of the New York Police Department and the Guardian Association of the NYPD as defendants. “Plaintiff was sexually assaulted by Defendant Eric Adams in New York, New York in 1993 while they both worked for the City of New York,” the summons alleges. New York City Mayor Eric Adams speaks to reporters on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, in New York City. Adams, a former NYPD captain, was elected mayor of New York in 2021 after serving most recently as the borough president of Brooklyn.