Harvey Weinstein Hit With New Sexual Battery Charge in L.A.


Weinstein is now serving a 23-year prison sentence after being found guilty on two charges in his NY trial.

Weinstein is facing a felony count of sexual battery by restraint in addition to the other charges he is facing in the state of California. The new charge alleges that Weinstein sexually assaulted a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel on May 11, 2010.

The alleged victim was first interviewed by police in October 2019 as a possible corroborating witness in the case, prosecutors said. Last month, she provided detectives with information confirming that the assault took place within the 10-year statute of limitation, according to a statement from the office.

A spokesman for Weinstein did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment.

Lacey also disclosed Friday that her office had declined to prosecute two other cases against Weinstein after the victims opted not to testify.

The former film producer Harvey Weinstein is on Friday local time has been accused of sexual assault in a third case in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey stated that he is trying to strengthen their case.

Harvey Weinstein, 68, has repeatedly maintained his innocence in the past.

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"As of now, it's been 14 days since reports of concern from people inside the prison, and he has no symptoms and no issues", Engelmayer said.

Weinstein has been accused by dozens of women of sexual assault and harassment over a three-decade period in cities including NY, L.A., Cannes, and Park City, Utah.

Harvey Weinstein has been hit with a new sexual battery charge.

In total, Los Angeles prosecutors reviewed eight allegations against Weinstein, and brought charges in three of them.

The D.A.'s office has filed a detainer with the prison system in NY, the first step towards obtaining his extradition.

Michael Powers, head of the state corrections officers union, said on March 22 that Weinstein had tested positive for the coronavirus, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19.

Disgraced Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein is now no longer displaying signs of coronavirus, two weeks after his test results came out positive.