Prosecutors dismiss one count in criminal case against Harvey Weinstein


Manhattan’s district attorney on Thursday dropped part of the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein.

The tossed charge — count six — involves allegations made by one of the three accusers in the case, Lucia Evans, who was among the first women to publicly accuse the disgraced movie mogul of sexual assault.

In an expose published in The New Yorker a year ago Wednesday, Evans accused him of forcing her to perform oral sex when they met alone in his Tribeca office in 2004 to discuss her fledgling acting career.

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