Now Albany police say that they’ve acquired a report on the alleged incident from a state official, in accordance with the New York Instances.
A spokesman for the police division, Steve Smith, instructed the newspaper that it had not acquired a proper grievance from the alleged sufferer, however had reached out to her.
Mr Smith mentioned that this didn’t imply that the division had opened a proper investigation, however had contacted the alleged sufferer “as we’d do with every other report or incident.”
Mr Cuomo’s appearing counsel, Beth Garvey, mentioned she had referred to as the police herself to report the allegation after a lawyer for the alleged sufferer mentioned the aide didn’t need to file a report.
“As a matter of state coverage, when allegations of bodily contact are made, the company informs the complainant that they need to contact their native police division,” mentioned Ms Garvey in an announcement.
“If they refuse, the company has an obligation to succeed in out themselves and inform the division of the allegation.
“On this case, the particular person is represented by counsel and when counsel confirmed the consumer didn’t need to make a report, the state notified the police division and gave them the legal professional’s data.”
Whereas the aide has not made a proper grievance, the allegation has been forwarded to the New York legal professional normal who’s investigating the claims made towards Mr Cuomo.
The allegation was made public after Mr Cuomo denied that he had ever touched a girls inappropriately and he has denied any wrongdoing.
“It’s disgusting to me, and he can now not function governor,” mentioned the mayor, a frequent critic of Mr Cuomo.
And he added: “The particular allegation that the governor referred to as an worker of his, somebody who he had energy over, referred to as them to a non-public place after which sexually assaulted her is completely unacceptable to me.”