Bob Filner and accuser shown on surveillance video day after his video apology for behavior
Last Updated: 57 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Surveillance video from the San Diego City Hall lobby shows an encounter between former Mayor Bob Filner and one of his accusers -- a moment that the accuser said made her realize she wanted to go public about his behavior.
10News media partner XETV obtained the video from July 12. It shows Filner in the lobby with 67-year-old Peggy Shannon. Shannon said that this was the moment Filner looked at her and then raised his hand near his face.
Shannon said it was the last straw.
"Kind of shook his head (puts finger to face)," said Shannon.
When asked what she thought Filner was trying to say, she stated. "Keep your mouth shut, don't say anything."
July 12 was the day after Filner released a recorded apology promising to change his behavior.
Shannon said this encounter was the reason she publicly accused him of sexual harassment.
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