Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to new indictment
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Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a new indictment that includes charges of predatory sexual assault.

The case was revised to include evidence from actress Annabella Sciorra, who has accused Weinstein of raping her, according to The Associated Press


Sciorra is not a new victim in the case because the alleged incident took place in 1993, which is too long ago to be prosecuted under state law, according to the wire service. Prosecutors, however, hope to use her testimony to show a pattern of assault necessary to demonstrate predatory sexual assault.

Weinstein had previously pleaded not guilty to accusations of raping one woman in 2013 and performing a forcible sex act on another woman in 2006. 

Weinstein's attorneys said they would ask for the indictment to be dismissed, according to the AP. 

“I think the case itself is weak,” said lawyer Donna Rotunno.

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“Why are they so afraid of having additional witnesses testify?” she said, according to the AP.

Weinstein's trial, which was previously scheduled for September, will be delayed until next year as a result of the new indictment. 

The producer has denied the allegations of sexual misconduct.