- The Washington Times - Monday, March 30, 2015

A 22-year-old Italian woman has accused Hollywood film producer and Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her Friday night in New York City, police sources told the New York Daily News.

The woman, who wasn’t identified, told police that Mr. Weinstein, 63, touched her private area and her breasts about 6 p.m. Friday at the Tribeca Film Center, the sources reportedly said.

Mr. Weinstein has been questioned by police, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance will decide whether to file charges, the Daily News reported.

“He initiated the contact,” the source said of Mr. Weinstein, the Daily News reported. “He saw her and spoke to her. She didn’t know who he was until he approached her.”

Mr. Weinstein’s “New York Spring Spectacular” is currently showing at Radio City Music Hall. He has produced a number of hit films, including “Shakespeare in Love” and the cult classic “Pulp Fiction.” In 2012, he hosted an election fundraiser for President Obama at his home in Westport, Connecticut.

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