L.A. District Attorney Declines Five Sexual Assault Cases Against James Toback

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In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, hundreds of women accused the Oscar-nominated writer and director of sexual harassment and assault.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has declined to prosecute five cases brought forth against writer and director James Toback, D.A. spokesman Greg Risling confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter

In one case, the victim failed to appear for an interview, but could still come forward in the future. The rest were beyond the statute of limitations, according to the D.A.'s office. They were all declined Thursday. 

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, hundreds of women have accused the Oscar-nominated Toback of sexual harassment and assault. 

Beverly Hills and Los Angeles police submitted an unknown number of cases against Toback to the district attorney's office.

Two of the declined cases were misdemeanors from the LAPD, the other three were felonies from Beverly Hills. 

Tobeck has denied all allegations. 

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