According to reports, the filmmaker was accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in 1975.
Police in Los Angeles have opened a new investigation into the filmmaker Roman Polanski, authorities confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter .
Additional information could not be disclosed, but Associated Press reports that Polanski is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in 1975. And, although the statute of limitations has passed in the case, the detectives may be. use evidence to build in other cases.
The 84-year-old man has been a fugitive since 1978 when he fled to France while awaiting his sentence for having been convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.
Polanski & # 39; s The accuser, Marianne Barnard, said she was abused during a photo session after the Oscar-nominated Polanski presented her nude pose.
A representative of Polanski did not immediately respond to a request for comment.