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Dave Lee Travis trial to continue

The trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis for an alleged series of indecent assaults against women will continue today.

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Dave Lee Travis to appear in court

Dave Lee Travis will appear at Southwark Crown Court Credit: PA

A former BBC Radio 1 DJ from Buckinghamshire is due in court charged with eleven counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault.

Dave Lee Travis, 68, from Mentmore near Leighton Buzzard, will appear before Southwark Crown Court.

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DLT: I have the support of my family

Travis leaves court Credit: PA

Leaving court, Travis, of Mentmore in Bedfordshire, said: "I am supported by my wife and friends. My wife is not here today and the reason that she is not here today is because I detest hare-coursing."

After the short hearing, he told reporters inside the court building that he could not talk about the case.He said: "I either talk for a long time or I don't, and at the moment I'm not talking."

The 68-year-old indicated that he will plead not guilty as he appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court to answer 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault.

He is accused of committing the offences between 1977 and 2007 against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29.

Travis, whose real name is David Patrick Griffin, has denied any wrongdoing since he was first arrested on suspicion of sexual offences in November last year.

His lawyer Martin Bale indicated to the court that he would plead not guilty to the charges.

DLT in court on assault charges

Dave Lee Travis, 68, from Bedfordshire, faces the following charges:

  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged 18, in 1977.
  • Two offences of indecent assault relating to a girl, aged 15, in 1977.
  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged 19, in 1978.
  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged between 26 and 28, on a date between 1981 and 1983
  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged 18, in 1983.
  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged between 19 and 20,on a date in 1985.
  • One offence of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged 22, in 1990.
  • Three offences of indecent assault relating to a woman, aged between 26 and 29, from 2000 to 2003.
  • One offence of sexual assault relating to a woman, aged 23, in 2007

DJ arrives in court to face assault charges

DLT makes court appearance Credit: PA

DJ Dave Lee Travis has arrived at court to face 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault against nine alleged victims.

Travis, whose real name is David Patrick Griffin, is accused of committing the offences between 1977 and 2007 against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29.

The 68-year-old from Mentmore in Bedfordshire, denies the charges.

He was charged as part of Operation Yewtree, the police investigation prompted by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, but the accusations against Travis have no connection to the disgraced television presenter.

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DJ DLT denies any wrong-doing in media statement

Dave Lee Travis has told the media he has not been charged by police and his "conscience is clear."

The DJ, who was re-arrested by Savile police over further allegations of sexual assault on Monday, denied any wrong-doing and said his reputation had been "tarnished" and "dragged through the mud".

Dave Lee Travis was arrested on Monday as he answered bail following his arrest in November.

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