Eric Weinberg, a co-executive producer of Scrubs, has been arrested on a number of costs of sexual assault.
The TV producer, who labored on the favored US comedy present primarily based in a hospital, is accused of concentrating on younger ladies in public locations by pretending to be a photographer and providing them work.
He’s alleged to have sexually assaulted ladies at his residence which they’d attended for photoshoots, in accordance with the Los Angeles Police Division.
Weinberg was arrested within the Los Feliz space of Los Angeles round noon on Thursday and was charged with a number of counts of sexual assault together with rape, along with his bail set at $3.225million (£2.725million).
Weinberg’s arrest was associated to crimes dedicated in Los Angeles between 2012 and 2019, nevertheless LAPD detectives imagine there might be further unidentified victims which date again to the early 1990s.
An LAPD spokesperson instructed PA: ‘Weinberg was a Hollywood producer/author and seems to have focused ladies in grocery shops, espresso retailers, and different public locations.
They are saying that Weinberg is alleged to have approached ‘ladies who had been of their 20-30s, beneath the guise of being a photographer and would arrange picture shoots with them’.
They additional suspect that ‘as soon as the ladies had been in his residence, he would sexually assault them throughout the picture shoot.’
Police have requested anybody with any additional info to contact them.
Weinberg has many tv credit together with being co-executive producer for over 100 episodes of Scrubs throughout its run between 2001 and 2007, in addition to being supervising producer and author on extra episodes.
The five-time Emmy nominee additionally wrote 11 episodes throughout Scrubs’ first six seasons and has written and produced for different exhibits together with Californication and Graves.
Different credit embrace Anger Administration, Politically incorrect and Veronica’s Closet.
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