Gibson meets w/ police over extortion claims

Actor Mel Gibson looks on during a photocall to promote "Edge of Darkness", in Paris Thursday Feb. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

July 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Mel Gibson has met with detectives to talk about his extortion claims against his ex-girlfriendAn L.A. County Sheriff's spokesman says the interview happened on Sunday. Gibson's lawyer has reportedly presented evidence that Oksana Grigorieva tried to extort money from the actor, in exchange for keeping those explosive tapes of Gibson's private.

The Sheriff's Department is also investigating claims by Grigorieva that Gibson hit her during a confrontation in January.

Neither has been arrested and no charges have been filed.