NYPD finds Weinstein rape allegation 'credible', seeks warrant

HBO star alleges Harvey Weinstein raped her

Hardly a week after actress Annabella Sciorra accused Harvey Weinstein of rape, actress Paz de la Huerta has alleged that Weinstein raped her twice in 2010.

But Boyce said detectives were working collaboratively with the district attorney's office on this case.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, De Le Huerta said that Weinstein insisted on having a drink at her apartment in NY after offering her a ride home from a hotel in October 2010.

She says Weinstein insisted they have drinks, and they ended up inside her apartment. De la Huerta says Weinstein started by trying to kiss her, but when she brushed him away, "He pushed me onto the bed and his trousers were down and he lifted up my skirt".

Later that same month, Weinstein showed up uninvited in the lobby of her apartment building.

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein donned a wig, baseball cap and orange make-up in an effort to go incognito for a meal out in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday night.

The actress's claims are very similar to ones shared by many among the more than 60 women who have come forward accusing Weinstein of assault, harassment, or rape.

Vanity Fair reported on Friday, November 3, de la Huerta's allegations have launched a new NYPD investigation and NYPD officer Nicholas DiGaudio believes they have enough evidence to move forward with an arrest. "As this is an active investigation, we will not be commenting further".

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they speak publicly, which de la Huerta and Guiterrez have done. "No doubt", Boyce said.

On another front, a New York City AIDS charity, amfAR, confirmed on Friday a report that it has received a subpoena from federal prosecutors investigating Weinstein's involvement in 2015 fundraising event. Weinstein, 65, has previously denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.

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