Harvey Weinstein Questioned by NYPD After Sexual Assault Allegations Surface
Police are looking into claims that the Hollywood producer sexually assaulted a young woman, a source confirms to PEOPLE
Harvey Weinstein has found himself in the center of a sexual assault investigation.
The NYPD is looking into claims made by a young woman that the entertainment mogul, 63, sexually abused her in New York City on Friday, an NYPD spokesperson confirmed to PEOPLE.
“There is a current investigation for an alleged sexual abuse committed by Mr. Weinstein,” Sgt. Lee Jones told PEOPLE. No arrests have been made at this time.
The 22-year-old Italian woman, who remains unidentified, told police that Weinstein touched her sexually at the Tribeca Film Center, the Daily News reported Monday.
The longtime entertainment power player co-founded the movie studio Miramax and is now co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, the studio behind Oscar-winning movies such as The Imitation Game. He’s also a producer of Radio City Music Hall’s New York Spring Spectacular and the Broadway musical Finding Neverland.
Weinstein has been married to British fashion designer and former model Georgina Chapman, 38, since 2007.
His rep did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.