A former exotic dancer on Monday sued Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault after a June 2009 incident in a local hotel.

Jana Weckerly, 27, from Ardmore, Okla., is seeking more than $1 million in punitive damages.

She was not available for comment Tuesday. Her Dallas attorney Thomas Bowers said his client is in counseling and is taking medicine to help her cope with trauma from the incident.

Bowers would not say how Jones, 71, forced Weckerly to submit to the alleged assault.

The encounter between Jones and the three women was first detailed in a rambling manifesto by a Wichita, Kan., man, Frank Hoover, last month. He included three photos of the Cowboys owner and two women in sexually seductive poses. Weckerly did not appear in any of the photos. She took them with her cell phone.

Jones said the photos “misrepresented” what happened that night, but would not answer questions about the incident. Jones did not immediately respond to requests for comment Tuesday.

The lawsuit also alleges Jones conspired to cover up the incident by forcing Weckerly to sign an agreement to conceal the alleged assault.

Bowers said Tuesday the sexual assault happened in a bathroom of a Dallas-area five-star hotel. Afterward, Jones and Weckerly went to a dance floor where the Cowboys owner allegedly continued his advances.

“After apparently too much resistance from Weckerly, Jones did what perhaps billionaires do,” Bowers wrote in a news release. “He had his large personal security men lift Weckerly and the two other women from the ground and pack them out of the club.”

Bowers said Jones started out as a friendly guy with a desire to party. At one point, he offered to put his Super Bowl ring on Weckerly’s finger.

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