Jimmy Bennett has but to file a police report in opposition to Asia Argento for allegedly sexually assaulting him when he was 17 and cops haven’t been capable of attain him … so the case is on ice.
Law enforcement sources inform TMZ … officers have tried contacting Bennett a number of instances, however he’s gone radio silent. Jimmy was final heard from in September when he sat down for an interview on Italian tv, and bought skewered by the host over his claims … particularly when he admitted to ejaculating.
We broke the story … Bennett, who’s now 22, vowed to go to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. weeks earlier than his TV look to file a sexual assault report in opposition to Argento.
We’re advised he by no means did, although … nor has he indicated he nonetheless desires to.
As you’ll recall … Argento and Bennett had a sexual encounter in a Marina Del Rey lodge room again in 2013. Bennett snapped a photograph of the then 37-year-old in mattress with him, shirtless, after they allegedly had intercourse.
Argento, nonetheless, claims it wasn’t consensual as a result of Bennett jumped on her and he or she was “frozen.”
Bennett later threatened authorized motion over the incident and, in April, Argento settled with him for $380,000 … which her late boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain, paid.
It’s a criminal offense in California for an grownup to have intercourse with an individual beneath 18, and the utmost penalty for statutory rape in a case like that is three years in jail. It’s a moot level, although … except Bennett contacts police.
We reached out to Jimmy … no remark.