Harvey Weinstein indicted on sex crimes in Los Angeles
Harvey Weinstein leaving a New York City court, Jan. 6. Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images
Harvey Weinstein was indicted Monday on sex crimes charges by prosecutors in Los Angeles, per AP.
The state of play: The new indictment came just hours after the start of Weinstein's separate New York trial on similar charges.
- The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said Weinstein would be charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in 2013.
The big picture: In the New York trial, Weinstein faces a maximum of 25 years in prison for the charges of rape and a criminal sexual act.
- He also faces a charge of predatory sexual assault for committing a serious sex crime against more than one person, which carries a life sentence.