NYPD just waiting for Manhattan DA's nod to arrest Harvey Weinstein

NYPD just waiting for Manhattan DA's nod to arrest Harvey Weinstein

The police sources revealed that they are very close to making the arrest but are waiting for the Manhattan DA to give them the green signal.

The Harvey Weinstein case is making progress and he is close to being arrested, according to a report in The Daily Beast. A police officer who is closely involved in the sexual assault case confirmed the news.

"We’re ready to go with an arrest," the officer told the website on Tuesday afternoon. 

British actress Kadian Noble, who has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and The Weinstein Company LLC (TWC) accusing the movie producer of committing sex acts upon her in a hotel room in France, and attorney Jeff Herman (R)speak at a news conference at the Kimpton Hotel Eventi on November 28, 2017 in New York. (Source: Getty Images) 
British actress Kadian Noble, who has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and The Weinstein Company LLC (TWC) accusing the movie producer of committing sex acts upon her in a hotel room in France, and attorney Jeff Herman (R)speak at a news conference at the Kimpton Hotel Eventi on November 28, 2017 in New York. (Source: Getty Images) 

The police source also added that they are waiting to get the approval from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance before making the arrest.

People hold up images of accused sexual predators, Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen, President Trump, Louis CK and 'Tide Challenge' during the Women's March on January 20, 2018 in New York City. (Source: Getty Images)
People hold up images of accused sexual predators, Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen, President Trump, Louis CK and 'Tide Challenge' during the Women's March on January 20, 2018 in New York City. (Source: Getty Images)

On the same day, Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce was reportedly asked during a press meet about the progress made in the Weinstein case, where multiple women had spoken up about the instances of sexual assault and accused him of being a perpetrator.

He reportedly replied saying that the evidence was still in the process of being collected and that, "It is going very, very well."

He reportedly did not answer any further questions and asked the inquiries to be directed at Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance. "I would ask you to ask him," he reportedly said.

Cyrus Vance's representative, however, reportedly said that they would say no. "We will decline," the rep said. 

: The actress Asia Argento that denounced Harvey Weinstein for rape, demonstrates against violence and against Trump in solidarity with American women during the Women's March along with the #MeToo movement,on January 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Source: Getty Images)
: The actress Asia Argento that denounced Harvey Weinstein for rape, demonstrates against violence and against Trump in solidarity with American women during the Women's March along with the #MeToo movement,on January 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Source: Getty Images)

The report also said that the NYPD is looking into five different accusations that were made against Weinstein, one of which is reportedly airtight. Weinstein has been accused of numerous instances of sexual misconduct and assault but he says that they are false accusations.

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