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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.

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Police pursuing 340 lines of inquiry in Jimmy Savile abuse case

Scotland Yard is pursuing 340 lines of inquiry in the Jimmy Savile abuse case including 40 potential victims, the force said tonight.

So far 12 allegations of sexual offences have been officially recorded but this number is increasing, the force said.

Metropolitan Police detectives are in contact with 14 other forces as the number of allegations against the late television presenter continues to rise.

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