Police probe magician David Blaine after British model accused him of raping her in London -

Police probe magician David Blaine after British model accused him of raping her in London

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  • Oct 19 2017 21:55About: 1 month ago
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Scotland Yard is investigating magician David Blaine after a British model accused him of raping her in London, it was reported last night.

The former model reportedly claims Blaine attacked her in a private home in Chelsea over the summer of 2004. She was 21 at the time.

British police had asked Blaine, an American, to come to the UK for an “interview under caution”, according to the Daily Beast quoting an email to the woman last night.

Blaine’s attorney attorney, Marty Singer, told Mirror Online : “My client vehemently denies that he raped or sexually assaulted any woman, ever, and he specifically denies raping a woman in 2004.

“If, in fact, there is any police investigation, my client will fully cooperate because he has nothing to hide.”

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David Blaine has been accused of rape
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He's being investigated by Scotland Yard

In a statement to the Mirror last night, London Metropolitan Police confirmed a rape allegation was reported to police last year but said it was not identifying any of the people involved.

“Officers from the Met’s Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are investigating an allegation of rape,” Scotland Yard said.

“The allegation was reported to police on 17 November 2016 by a woman who alleged she was raped at an address in Chelsea in June or July 2004 when she was aged 21.

“There have been no arrests at this stage and enquiries continue.”

According to the model’s account published last night, she met Blaine at a Knightsbridge club where he was seated at a private table with about 10 people in June or July 2004.

Blaine then allegedly texted her the next day and sent a car to take her to a “mansion” in Chelsea.

She claimed Blaine invited her into a bedroom to show her something after giving her a vodka and soda.



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