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UPDATE: After News 4 New York reported a Manhattan district attorney's plans to present its case seeking indictment of Harvey Weinstein to a grand jury, Paz De La Huerta's legal representative released the following statement to E! News expressing their support.
"Working with our client Paz De La Huerta, we have assisted the NYPD and the Office of the District Attorney for New York County in their efforts to assemble this case," it read. "At the time that Ms. De La Huerta made her criminal complaint on October 25th, we determined that she had sufficient corroborating evidence that a criminal complaint in this matter would have a high likelihood of eventual success."
The statement continued, "Since filing the complaint, a good deal of additional evidence has become available that further supports Ms. De La Huerta's assertion that she was the victim of a crime for which Harvey Weinstein could be convicted. We understand that he is innocent until proven guilty."
"We are aware of reporting published today by Ronan Farrow–who we have not been in touch with. It is our opinion at Tensor Law P.C. that there is no critical element of this alleged crime that Weinstein's attorneys can succeed in undermining."
"We are also aware of reporting today that the District Attorney intends to bring this matter before a Grand Jury next week. We support any decision towards proceeding on this case and are confident the District Attorney will be successful in obtaining a conviction," the statement concluded.
Later on Friday, in response to a question by a reporter, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce talked about Paz de la Huerta's accusations against Harvey Weinstein at a press conference about crime statistics. He said police have "an actual case" and are gathering evidence.
"We became aware of the victim on October 25th," he said. "We got a phone call and we responded, we spoke to her. She put forth a credible and detailed narrative to us. We then sought to garner corroboration. This happened seven years ago and we found corroboration along the way. We immediately contacted the district attorney of New York and we started working the case together, both of us. We have an actual case here. So we are happy with where the investigation is right now. Mr. Weinstein is out of state. We would need an arrest warrant to arrest him. So right now, we're gathering our evidence. We continue to do so every day."
"As to others, I'm not gonna close the door and say that others won't come forward, but this is what we have right now," he said. "This is what we're moving forward with."
Paz de la Huerta has come forward with additional rape accusations against Harvey Weinstein—ones that are currently being investigated by the New York police department and Manhattan District attorney's office.
In response to de la Huerta's rape accusations, Weinstein's spokesperson told E! News in a statement, "Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein."