Ed Westwick is being investigated for sexual assault by the Los Angeles Police Division after actress Kristina Cohen accused him of rape.
The actress filed a report Tuesday alleging the actor sexually assaulted her.
On Tuesday afternoon, an alleged sufferer went to the LAPD’s Hollywood division and filed a report of sexual assault, during which they named the Gossip Woman alum as a suspect, public data officer Tony Im advised PEOPLE.
The LAPD wouldn’t establish Cohen as the girl who made the criticism.
“Suspect compelled sufferer to have sexual activity inside his residence … three years in the past,” the report states, in accordance with Deadline, which first reported information of the investigation.
LAPD’s investigation comes hours after Westwick denied Cohen’s claims that he raped her three years in the past at his condo.
“I have no idea this lady,” Westwick, 30, wrote on Instagram. “I’ve by no means compelled myself in any method, on any lady. I actually have by no means dedicated rape.”
In a prolonged Fb put up shared Monday, 27-year-old Cohen — who has performed minor roles in a number of motion pictures and TV collection — mentioned the alleged rape occurred whereas she was visiting Westwick along with her then-boyfriend, who isn’t named however known as a producer who was mates with the actor.
Cohen mentioned she wished to go away after Westwick allegedly prompt “we should always all f—” however felt pressured into staying as a result of the producer didn’t need to make Westwick really feel “awkward.”
“Ed insisted we keep for dinner,” she wrote. “I mentioned I used to be drained and wished to go away, making an attempt to get out of what was already an uncomfortable scenario. Ed prompt I nap within the visitor bed room. The producer mentioned we’d keep for simply one other 20 extra minutes to easy all the pieces over, after which we may depart.”
Cohen mentioned she laid down within the visitor room, the place she finally fell asleep.
“I used to be woken up abruptly by Ed on prime of me, his fingers coming into my physique,” she claimed. “I advised him to cease, however he was robust. I fought him off as onerous as I may however he grabbed my face in his arms, shaking me, telling me he wished to f— me. I used to be paralyzed, terrified. I couldn’t communicate, I may not transfer. He held me down and raped me.”
“It was a nightmare,” she continued. “And the times following weren’t any higher.”
Her determination to return ahead along with her story was impressed by the quite a few sexual assault allegations at present rippling via Hollywood and society normally.
“I hope my coming ahead will assist others to know that they don’t seem to be alone, that they don’t seem to be guilty, and it isn’t their fault,” Cohen wrote.