The attack concerns a woman in London in the summer of 1996
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) authorized the Metropolitan Police to charge the 70-year-old after checking the evidence gathered by the force
This is not the first time that former Hollywood filmmaker Harvey Weinstein has been in the spotlight for obscene acts against artists and especially women. In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported on several cases of women claiming to have been abused by Harvey Weinstein himself.
This time his filmmaker Hollywood is accused of indecent assault on a woman in London in the summer of 1996.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) authorized the Metropolitan Police to charge the 70-year-old after checking the evidence gathered by the force.
The Metropolitan Police stated that there were two crimes between July 31 and August 31. 1996 and in that case the alleged victim was a woman who is now 50 years old, it was reported.
Rosemary Ainslie, head of the CPS crime department, said: “The Public Prosecutor's Office reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against the accused are active and that he has the right to a trial.”
In addition, the CPS service said that it is extremely important that there is no reporting, commenting or exchange of information on the internet that could in any way prejudge the case.
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