NYPD reportedly hid Weinstein accuser, fearing district attorney would sink case

NYPD reportedly hid Weinstein accuser, fearing district attorney would sink case

ABOVE: File photo of Harvey Weinstein (Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP)

By Edward Helmore, The Guardian

New York detectives investigating a 2015 sexual assault complaint against Harvey Weinstein physically “hid the victim” from staff working for the Manhattan district attorney, reportedly fearing she would be treated unfairly and the case dropped.

After an investigation in which one officer told New York magazine the NYPD went “above and beyond”, given what it saw as attempts by the DA’s office to undermine its work, DA Cyrus Vance did indeed decide not to prosecute. (FULL ARTICLE)

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