Scott Baio 'Looking Forward' to LAPD Investigation After Nicole Eggert Files Report

Nicole Eggert files police report accusing Scott Baio of sexual abuse

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Police are now investigating Scott Baio over allegations that his former Charles in Charge co-star, Nicole Eggert, have made against him.

As confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter by authorities and by Eggert's attorney, Lisa Bloom, Eggert met with detectives from the sexual assault unit at the Los Angeles police department, answering questions and telling her story.

Baio's rep told the website, "We've been demanding since previous year that Nicole Eggert bring her story to the authorities".

Baio, who was 24 when he started on Charles In Charge, also starred in shows like Happy Days and more recently Arrested Development, has strongly denied the allegations. In addition, Nicole's attorney gave the detectives a list of witnesses who claim they observed inappropriate behavior by Scott toward Nicole. Her appearance on Dr. Oz had also been stalled while the producers vetted the allegations; her interview was initially filmed on January 10, but didn't air until after both Eggert and Baio went public with their claims.

Eggert also alleged she lost her virginity to Baio at 17, a year below the age of consent in the state of California. "A witness, [Charles in Charge star] Alexander Polinsky, appeared as well and told the detectives about inappropriate touching he witnessed, as well as his own allegations of bullying by Scott Baio".

"If anyone else has information about this matter please contact us".

He claimed in a broadcast on Facebook Live that she "seduced me", and that she wasn't a minor at the time.

Eggert alleges the sexual abuse took place between 1986 and 1990.

The actress alluded to her meeting with LAPD in a post on social media. "I apologised for pushing her too hard and should have been more sympathetic".

Two of Eggert's co-stars on the program have publicly supported her allegations.

Eggert says that when she was 15 years old, she contemplated killing herself. However, for crimes that date years before that, "prosecution for the crimes of rape, sodomy, lewd or lascivious acts, continuous sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation, and sexual penetration, if committed against a victim who was under 18 years of age, may be commenced at any time prior to the victim's 40th birthday".

"I don't know if you've ever been on a sitcom set, but on any given day - on every day - and especially Charles in Charge, which was like a picnic every day. there's teachers, parents, family, crew, producers, my dad", Baio told GMA's Amy Robach.

In a statement given to Dr. Oz, Baio's representative said: "Nicole Eggert was well past the age of 18 when she came to Scott Baio looking for a sexual experience".

"How any of this could have happened is absolutely impossible". "I don't know how anybody can believe what she's saying when her first allegation when [she was] 17 had been proven 100 percent false".

Reps for Baio and Eggert did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment.

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