Harvey Weinstein 'to turn himself in to cops on sex crime charges in New York'

The fallen Hollywood mogul, 66, is facing charges in connection to at least one accuser – Lucia Evans – who said he forced her to perform oral sex on him in 2004.

He is set to give turn himself in to police following a probe by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and the NYPD.

A special grand jury was also being presented with evidence related to possible financial fraud against Weinstein.

The grand jury hearing Weinstein evidence was convened weeks ago, sources said.

Weinstein has denied unconsensual sex allegations, after around 100 women came forward to allege sexual misconduct and harassment by him.

The avalanche of claims spawned the #MeToo movements, which saw sexual allegations levied against a host of Hollywood stars including Kevin Spacey, Ben Affleck and Brit star Ed Westwick.

Lucia Evans – then aspiring star Lucia Stoller – told last year how she had been approached by Weinstein at Cipriani Upstairs, a club in New York, in 2004.

The university student, now 34, gave him her number and an assistant set up a daytime meeting at the Miramax office, in the city a short time later.

She says he then pounced on her when they were alone in an office together – forcing her to perform oral sex on him.

Evans said: “I said, over and over: ‘I don’t want to do this, stop, don’t’. It was like it was just another day for him. It was no emotion.”

Weinstein’s lawyer Benjamin Brafman declined to comment last night.

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