Controversial film director Roman Polanski faces new child rape allegations after 61-year-old woman comes forward as victim, police confirm

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POLICE are investigating a new child rape allegation against film director Roman Polanski.

German-born former actress Renate Langer, 61, claims he attacked her in 1972 when she was 15.

 84-year-old Roman Polanski is married with two children

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84-year-old Roman Polanski is married with two children

She told police in Switzerland the assault took place at Polanski’s then-home in Gstaad.

Polanski admitted having unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977 but fled the US before he could be sentenced.

The married dad-of-two, 84, now lives in Paris, as France does not have an extradition treaty with America.

Two other women have also accused Polanski of sexual assault, which he has denied.

 Renate Langer (pictured in 1986) claims Mr Polanski attacked her when she was a 15-year-old school girl

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Renate Langer (pictured in 1986) claims Mr Polanski attacked her when she was a 15-year-old school girl
 Ms Langer said her parents are now dead so she felt the time was right to speak out

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Ms Langer said her parents are now dead so she felt the time was right to speak out
 Swiss police confirmed that Renate Langer has submitted a formal criminal report

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Swiss police confirmed that Renate Langer has submitted a formal criminal report

His lawyers have refused to discuss the latest allegation.

 Former actress Renate Langer is one of many women to make accusations against Mr Polanski

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Former actress Renate Langer is one of many women to make accusations against Mr Polanski
 Mr Polanski pleaded guilty in the USA in 1977 to having unlawful sex with 13-year-old but fled the country

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Mr Polanski pleaded guilty in the USA in 1977 to having unlawful sex with 13-year-old but fled the country

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