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Complaint against Harvey Weinstein being investigated, NYPD says

Producer Harvey Weinstein attends the Simon Wiesenthal Center

Producer Harvey Weinstein attends the Simon Wiesenthal Center 2015 National Tribute Dinner at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 24, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Imeh Akpanudosen

NYPD detectives are probing allegations that film producer Harvey Weinstein inappropriately touched a 22 year-old woman last Friday at the Tribeca Film Center, a police spokesman said.

Police said the NYPD special victims unit was looking into the case but that no charges have been filed. Police said the Manhattan district attorney's office was also involved in the investigation.

According to police, the woman alleged that Weinstein touched her on the breast at about 6 p.m. on March 27. It is unclear why the woman was at the film center.

Weinstein, 63, is one of the founders of Miramax and a principal in the Weinstein Company, an independent film production company which has won a number of Academy Awards.

A spokesman for Weinstein couldn't be immediately reached for comment. A spokesman for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. declined to comment on the allegations.


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