ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — His lawyer says Bill Cosby will not face charges stemming from a woman's allegations that the comedian sexually assaulted her in Atlantic City decades ago.

Bill Cosby (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Actress Lili Bernard met with police in May after claiming Cosby drugged and raped her.

Attorney Ed Jacobs tells The Press of Atlantic City  in a letter that the Atlantic County prosecutor has ended the investigation and closed the case.

Jacobs wrote that the allegations predate state law that sets a statute of limitations on sexual assaults that occurred before 1996.

Bernard's attorney Gloria Allred tells the newspaper that "statute of limitations" appear to be Cosby's three favorite words.

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