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Polanski’s victim wants to be left alone

An attorney for Roman Polanski's victim says scrutiny caused by the director's arrest is causing her health problems and job worries.Attorney Lawrence Silver says Samantha Geimer is urging a California appeals court to dismiss the criminal case against the "Chinatown" director.The filing Friday states Geimer and Silver have received nearly 500 calls seeking comment since Polanski was arrested in S
/ Source: The Associated Press

An attorney for Roman Polanski's victim says scrutiny caused by the director's arrest is causing her health problems and job worries.

Attorney Lawrence Silver says Samantha Geimer is urging a California appeals court to dismiss the criminal case against the "Chinatown" director.

The filing Friday states Geimer and Silver have received nearly 500 calls seeking comment since Polanski was arrested in Switzerland on Sept. 26.

The statement says Geimer, who lives in Hawaii, is being stalked by journalists.

The filing also states she has suffered unspecified health issues and is fearful the attention will cause her to lose her job.

The statement says Geimer just wants to be left alone.

Polanski fled the United States when he was due to be sentenced for having unlawful sex with Geimer in 1977 when she was 13.