Harvey Weinstein will head to the New York police station to turn himself and be charged over alleged sexual assault in connection to a probe by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and NYPD, according to the Daily News.
The disgraced movie mogul is said to be surrendering on Friday, May 25 after he faced charges Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for the allegations of sexual assault made by actresses Lucia Evans and Paz de la Huerta.
Evans reported to authorities Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on her in 2004.
Charges are expected to be brought in state court in Manhattan.
According to reports, the NYPD was “ready to go with an arrest” against Weinstein for sexual assault in March, but the Manhattan District Attorney’s office held off. “We are still accumulating evidence,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce told the New York Daily News at the time.
The producer has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 60 women since The New York Times and The New Yorker documented decades of alleged sexual misconduct and sexual assault involving a number of women.
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