David Blaine Investigated For Sex Assault
MAGICIAN DAVID BLAINE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
(CNN) – Magician David Blaine is being investigated for sexual assault.
On Monday, New York Police Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said the NYPD’s Special Victims division is conducting an investigation.
Sources familiar with the investigation say an accuser filed a report against Blaine with police, but the statute of limitations has run out.
It’s not clear how the department will move forward with the investigation.
A spokesperson for Blaine said the illusionist denies the accusations but intends to cooperate with police.
One source says there was an investigation into Blaine about a year ago, but it has since been closed