Harvey Weinstein scandal: NY police building case to arrest Weinstein

Actress Paz De La Huerta Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice

The New York City Police Department said Friday that a 2010 rape accusation against Harvey Weinstein is "credible" and the Hollywood mogul would have faced immediate arrest if he were now in the state and the incident was more recent.

"He pushed me on the bed", she said, "and it happened all very suddenly".

De la Huerta has been locked in a legal battle with Lionsgate over her work in the movie Nurse 3D.

"He pushed me onto the bed and his trousers were down and he lifted up my skirt".

Since the Weinstein scandal broke, the NYPD has opened other probes - one for a 2004 incident in which then-aspiring actress Lucia Evans accused Weinstein of forcing her to perform oral sex in his Tribeca office, and an incident in which he allegedly committed a forcible sex act on another woman more than 10 years ago, police sources said. "I felt afraid. It wasn't consensual", she told the magazine.

Boyce said that her "ability to articulate each and every minute of the crime, where she was, where they met, where this happened and what he did", made her case believable, the Associated Press reported.

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Yet another actress has come forward to accuse disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault - and law enforcement sources confirmed to Deadline that the NYPD is investigating the case and has been in contact with the DA's office about it.

"The first time I was in complete shock and it happened so quickly. The investigation is on-going", the NYPD said in a statement Thursday night. We got a phone call where we spoke to her. I did say no, and when he was on top of me I said, "I don't want to do this".

De la Huerta told CBS News that the first rape occurred in October 2010 after Weinstein gave her a ride home from a party, insisted on having a drink in her apartment and forced himself on her.

The movie mogul has "unequivocally denied" allegations of non-consensual sex.

In Los Angeles, Officer Drake Madison, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department, told USA TODAY the department now has two open investigations on Weinstein.

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