Charges say photo shoot was bait in Dakota County sex assault case
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Burnsville man lured a woman to a photo shoot with the promise of helping her launch a modeling career and sexually assaulted her, Dakota County prosecutors say.
Eric James Rutherford, 33, was charged April 10 in Dakota County District Court with third-degree sexual assault, a felony.
The incident took place the night of Feb. 22 and into the next day, prosecutors say. According to the charges:
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