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NYPD opens third sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein

NYPD opens third sexual assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein

COPS in NY say they may have case against Harvey Weinstein over Boardwalk Empire actress Paz de la Huerta's claims the Hollywood mogul raped her. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that authorities had interviewed Paz de la Huerta, an actress who accuses Weinstein of twice raping her in 2010.

"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 Vanity Fair.

"We immediately contacted the district attorney in NY and we started working the case together. No doubt", Boyce said of Weinstein.

Boyce said that because the allegations are seven years old, police have to continue gathering evidence about what happened.

De la Huerta's allegations are at least the third Weinstein case to have been investigated by NY police in recent years.

The factors that made her story credible included: "The ability to articulate each and every minute of the crime, where she was, where they met, where this happened and what he did", he said. "He raped me." She says she never heard from Weinstein again after that night. "The investigation is on-going".

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Boyce said police in NY are working on the Weinstein case along with prosecutors, collecting evidence and putting out subpoenas as they proceed.

Weinstein has not commented on the latest accusation but has repeatedly denied allegations of non-consensual sex.

Dozens of women have accused the former movie star producer of sex assault.

The NYPD and Manhattan District Attorney's Office has notified Homeland Security to keep a close eye on the disgraced moviemaker - who can still hop on a flight to anywhere within the United States, sources said.

"We have an actual case here, so we are happy with where the investigation is right now".

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.