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Hollywood producer arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting women during photo shoots

Well-known TV producer accused of several sexual assault charges
Well-known TV producer accused of several sexual assault charges 02:24

Officers arrested Hollywood producer and writer Eric Weinberg for sexually assaulting several young women between 2012 and 2019.

The Los Angeles Police Department said Weinberg would target women between the ages of 20-30 years old in public places such as markets and coffee shops pretending to be a photographer. 

He would invite the victims to photo shoots at his home, during which he would sexually assault them. 

"A friend of mine pointed out the house and said 'Watch out. I personally know of a ton of girls who have been, specifically lured into that house and have been assaulted," one neighbor said. 

While he was booked for the alleged sexual assaults from 2012 to 2019, detectives believe Weinberg's crimes date back to the early 1990s but have yet to speak with the potential victims. 

"It's scary," said the neighbor. "If you're young you're afraid of repercussions from anyone." 

Police arrested Weinberg at his home in the 1900 block of East Edgemont Street in Los Feliz. He is currently being held on a $3,225,000 bail.

Weinberg has a long list of credits as a producer and writer in Hollywood including one as a co-executive producer on Scrubs. 

"With the wave of people owning their stories and coming forward, thank goodness that these things are finally coming to light," said the neighbor. "But it's too long. Way too long."

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