The Los Angeles Police Department has launched a criminal investigation against Harvey Weinstein in connection with an alleged rape, according to the LA Times.
The victim, an Italian model-actress, spoke with the police for several hours on Thursday.
The incident would fall within the 10-year statute of limitations that existed at the time of the alleged incident, so it could be prosecuted if police have enough evidence.
This is the first alleged sexual assault victim of Weinstein’s in southern California
- TMZ reports that Weinstein has completed a 1 week outpatient program treating psychological issues. He will continue more intensive therapy when he comes home. The psychologist says that he “treated it seriously.”
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