Nick Carter Rape Accuser Files Police Report

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(Radio.com) Melissa Schuman, former member of the girl group Dream, made headlines in November when she published a blog post accusing Backstreet Boy Nick Carter of sexual assault.

Now, the singer and actress has moved forward with her claim, filing a police report in Santa Monica, California. Schuman made the announcement on Twitter that developments in the #MeToo movement empowered her to come forward.

"I'm finally doing what I thought I could no longer do," she wrote. "Im filing a police report #timesup #bebrave #bethechange #metoo thank you @RAINN for empowering me to take this step."

The local police department confirmed to E! News that it is looking into a report Schuman filed but would not name the subject of their investigation. Read more here.

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