The Manhattan District Attorney’s office will seek an indictment against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein on charges of rape as soon as next week, law enforcement sources told Page Six Tuesday.
The New York Police Department has been building a case against Weinstein over claims he raped the actress Paz de La Huerta twice in 2010 at her Manhattan apartment.
“He pushed me on the bed … and it happened all very suddenly,” de la Huerta told Vanity Fair in an interview this month.
The alleged attack happened in 2010, four years after New York enacted a lifetime statute of limitations on rape and sexual assault. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce confirmed this week that the department was seeking an arrest warrant for Weinstein, who reportedly remains in Arizona, where he had been seeking treatment at a rehabilitation facility.
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