New York Police says it’s received a "credible" rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein.
The force is now gathering evidence to build a criminal case .
BREAKING: NYC police say they have a credible rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein, are gathering evidence for possible arrest.— AP Eastern US (@APEastRegion) November 3, 2017
Detectives have interviewed actress Paz de la Huerta, who’s accused the film producer of raping her twice in her apartment in 2010.
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce has told reporters that if it was a recent allegation they would "go right away and make the arrest".
NYPD chief of detectives: "If Mr. Weinstein were in the city," NYPD "would seek to arrest him immediately." https://t.co/M0rpVaHBku— Doree Shafrir (@doree) November 3, 2017
A spokesperson for the Manhattan District Attorney says it's an active investigation and they will not be commenting further.
Weinstein denied the claims through a spokesperson.