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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.(Photo: Michael Sears, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)Buy Photo

Gov. Scott Walker said Monday night that Alabama's Roy Moore should quit the race for U.S. Senate.

Walker's announcement came hours after a woman came forward and accused Moore of an alleged sexual assault during the 1970s when she was 16.

“I believe Roy Moore should step aside,” Walker said in a statement issued by his campaign.

Previously, Walker had said that Moore should step aside only if allegations of sexual misconduct were true. 

Last week, the Washington Post reported that the former Alabama state judge initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old and pursued three other teenagers in the 1970s.

Moore denied those allegations.

He is running in a Senate election, Dec. 12.