The woman, who has accused former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of grabbing her breast inside the Executive Mansion last November, met criminal investigators on Monday, and officials are issuing subpoenas to collect more evidence, according to a sheriff.

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said that the 33-year-old accuser Brittany Commisso spent “several hours” being interviewed regarding the complaint that she filed against Cuomo earlier this month, reported New York Post. According to sources, the Monday meeting was held for a second time in connection with the woman's allegations.

According to Times Union, the subpoenas will be used to collect evidence, including material related to her claim that on the day of the alleged encounter she had helped Cuomo send a note from his phone to one of his assistant's. Details about what kind of evidence was being sought or from whom, is not out.

Earlier this month, an investigation had found that he had sexually harassed at least 11 women, and that he had allegedly subjected women to unwanted kisses.

Following the allegations, Cuomo announced his resignation on Aug. 10 saying that the best way he could help was if he stepped aside and let government get back to governing, reported Associated Press.

Earlier, Apple said that Cuomo’s decision to resign would not have any impact on the investigation into the woman's allegation that the governor groped her. Cuomo, on the other hand, has accused the woman of lying, and denied that he hugged or touched her in a sexually aggressive way.

His private attorney, Rita Glavin, had earlier said about the investigation that from day one, it became building a case against her client. She added, "This investigation took every possible negative thing that could be said about the governor and they put it in, and they disregarded the positive."

While resigning, Cuomo apologized to a woman state trooper that he had touched and with whom he had engaged in conversations that she said was "creepy," and "flirtatious."

But he didn't apologize to the woman, who claimed that he grabbed her breast and rear end during two encounters in December 2019 and November last year. Cuomo had said, "The most serious allegations made against me have no credible factual basis in the report."

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declares a state of emergency Tuesday due to the ongoing violence on July 06, 2021 in New York City.The new declaration by Cuomo will come with millions of dollars for gun and violence prevention programs across the state. The governor also announced that he will be signing a law that bars individuals with active warrants from buying a gun in the state of New York. Over the July 4th holiday weekend, 51 people were shot in New York. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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