US police open inquiry into Cosby allegations

2014-12-07 09:25

New York - Police in Los Angeles have opened an official inquiry into sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby.

A woman has accused the 77-year-old actor and comedian of forcing her to commit a sexual act in 1974 when she was 15. A police spokesperson said on Saturday that the police had met with the woman.

Meanwhile, Cosby's star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame was vandalised with someone writing "rapist" on it three times. Police said the star has since been cleaned.

Cosby, a prominent star of film and television and a father of five, has been previously accused of sexual assault. He has never been charged.

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