Scotland Yard to lead Savile probe

Scotland Yard will "work closely" with the BBC as it takes the national lead in assessing allegations against late Leeds-born TV presenter Sir Jimmy Savile, the force said. A growing number of victims have come forward to allege that he sexually assaulted them.

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Jimmy Savile abuse claims

Police say Jimmy Savile was a predatory paedophile. They are investigating complaints from alleged victims dating back to the 1950s.