Harvey Weinstein faces new sexual assault charge in Los Angeles

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Convicted rapist and former movie producer Harvey Weinstein who became the face of the METOO movement faces new charges in Los Angeles NPR's Rose Freeman reports Angeles district attorney. Jackie Lacey announced six new charges of forcible rape and forcible oral copulation against Weinstein. He was already facing multiple charges in La. This brings the total to eleven they relate to five victims in crimes alleged to have occurred over a decade ago. Weinstein is already serving a twenty three year sentence in new. York after being convicted of multiple sex crimes prosecutors. In Los Angeles want to have them extradited to La. If convicted in L. A., once team could face an additional hundred and forty years to life sentence an extradition hearing is set for December in

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