Swiss reject another bail offer from Polanski

GENEVA (AP) - October 30, 2009

Ministry spokesman Folco Galli told The Associated Press that Polanski's request was received earlier this week.

He said Polanski made a "high bail" offer, but one that didn't allay fears he would flee justice.

The 76-year-old filmmaker has been in Swiss custody since his arrest last month as he arrived in Zurich to receive an award from a film festival.

He is fighting extradition to the U.S. for having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl.

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