Driver charged with five sex offences as part of Savile investigation

Jimmy Savile Credit: PA Wire

Driver David Smith, will be charged with five sex offences after he was arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.

"We have concluded, in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors, that there is sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction, and that it is in the public interest for David Smith to be charged with five offences." - the Crown Prosecution Service

He is accused of two counts of gross indecency, two of indecent assault and one of buggery in 1984. He is the first to have been arrested under Operation Yewtree - launched to investigate Savile.