The Los Angeles Police Department chose not to pursue sexual assault charges against CBS’s CEO Les Moonves because the statute of limitations on two incidents that occurred in the 1980s, according to an ABC report released on Tuesday.
According to the LAPD’s report, which was filed on February 22, 2018, the potential charges against Moonves were oral copulation by force, indecent exposure and battery.
The alleged sexual assaults took place on July 1, 1986, and Jan. 1, 1988, in which Moonves targeted the same woman, the district attorney’s office said.
At the time of the incidents, the state of California had a statute of limitations for all sexual assault and rape charges, which was ten years, and that was why the district attorney didn’t file charges against Moonves.
This revelation comes on the heels of a bombshell report alleging Moonves has engaged in sexual harassment and workplace misconduct. (RELATED: Insiders React To Allegations Against CBS CEO Les Moonves)
The victim of this alleged assault was not one of the six women who came forward with the allegations against the CEO, according to ABC News.