Magazine article Screen International

New York, London Police to Review Harvey Weinstein Complaints

Magazine article Screen International

New York, London Police to Review Harvey Weinstein Complaints

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Activity follows this week’s explosive article in The New Yorker.

The crisis engulfing Harvey Weinstein deepened on Thursday as it emerged that police on both sides of the Atlantic are looking into allegations levelled against the disgraced former film mogul.

A statement issued to press by the New York Police Department read: “Based on information referenced in published news reports the NYPD is conducting a review to determine if there are any additional complaints relating to the Harvey Weinstein matter.

“No filed complaints have been identified as of this time and as always, the NYPD encourages anyone who may have information pertaining to this matter to call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.”

Meanwhile The Guardian reported that the Metropolitan Police in London have received an allegation of sexual abuse by Merseyside police and are looking into the matter.

The developments follow this week’s article in The New Yorker in which women went on the record alleging rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment, and the ongoing torrent of complaints and statements by women. …

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