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Police have confirmed they have searched the home of Lord Greville Janner in relation to a wider investigation into historic sex offences.
Leicestershire Police confirmed that officers had searched a property in Barnet, north London and said that the Labour peer had not been arrested.
A police spokesman said:
After Police investigating allegations of historic sexual abuse have searched Lord Greville Janner's home, a statement has been made on his behalf:
"Lord Janner has not been arrested but has been assisting the Police with their enquiries. We are not able to make any further comment at this time."
Police investigating historic allegations of sex abuse have searched the home of former Leicester MP, Lord Janner of Braunstone.
Leicestershire Police say Lord Janner has not been arrested, nor interviewed under caution.
Before becoming a lord, Greville Janner was an MP in Leicester from 1970 to 1997.
His office has not responded to comment.