Do you think Bill Cosby would slide if his last name was Clinton instead?
A prosecutor in Pennsylvania announced criminal charges against Bill Cosby on Wednesday.
Cosby has been charged with aggravated indecent assault, according to Kevin Steele of the Montgomery County district attorney’s office.
While Steele did not mention the victim by name, The Associated Press reported that the charges relate to the alleged drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand in 2004.
Though the accusations are not new, Steele said the case was reopened after authorities saw evidence in previously sealed court documents and heard of allegations against Cosby from other women.
“Reopening this case was not a question. Rather, reopening this case was our duty,” Steele said.
The charges were brought against Cosby just days before a 12-year statute of limitations ran out.
Read more: Huffington Post