Porn actress Stormy Daniels says she was threatened in a Las Vegas car park to keep quiet about an alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump in 2006.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer has 'pretty good ideas' who threatened porn star

The lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels said a forensic artist  created a sketch of the person who allegedly threatened his client seven years ago over her alleged affair with Donald Trump, and he has some "pretty good ideas" about the identity of the perpetrator.         

Attorney Michael Avenatti told MSNBC late Tuesday that Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, had spent time with forensic artist Lois Gibson, who created the sketch.         

Avenatti had earlier said he planned to release the sketch Tuesday and would offer a substantial reward for information as to an identity.         

He said the drawing was ready, but "we were asked" to delay its planned release. He added that his team had "made progress" in identifying the suspect.         

Avenatti declined to elaborate, but said on Twitter on Wednesday that "due to the FBI raids of Mr. (Michael) Cohen’s office/home and a subsequent request we received this morning to delay the release of the forensic sketch."         

In a possibly related matter, MSNBC quoted unidentified sources as saying Daniels was cooperating with federal investigators in the probe of Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer who paid Daniels $130,000 in 2016 to remain quiet about the alleged affair.         

Avenatti also refused to speculate about the possible suspect. 

The lawyer said there had been some "very dynamic, very fast moving" developments in the case in the previous 36 hours, and "we may not need to release the sketch."         

Daniels, in an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," said she had been threatened in a parking lot in Las Vegas in 2011 by a man who approached her car as she was getting her daughter out of the vehicle to attend a fitness class.         

 At the time, Daniels had been trying to sell her story about the alleged affair to a tabloid magazine.

“Leave Trump alone. Forget the story,” Daniels said the man warned her. “That’s a beautiful little girl. It’d be a shame if something happened to her mom.”         

In January, In Touch magazine published an interview, conducted in 2011, in which Daniels spoke at length about the alleged affair. The magazine declined to publish the article at the time because of legal threats.         

Daniels said on CBS that she did not report the threat to the Las Vegas police because she was scared. 

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Larry Hadfield told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in an email Monday that the department is not investigating the incident. “We do not have a victim named Stephanie Clifford noted as a victim of a crime,” he wrote.

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