North West forces forward Savile complaints

Police forces in the North West have forwarded complaints of sexual abuse against the late Jimmy Savile.

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Further allegations made against Jimmy Savile

Three new claims of abuse by Jimmy Savile relating to the North West have been made today.

Lancashire Police confirmed two alleged victims have come forward. And Tayside Police in Scotland received a complaint that is said to have taken place in Liverpool.

Both forces are providing details to the Metropolitan Police, who are leading a nationwide investigation.

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GMP forward Savile complaints to Met force

Greater Manchester Police have forwarded complaints of sexual abuse against the late Jimmy Savile which date back to the 1960s.

A GMP statement said:

As part of an investigation being headed by the Metropolitan Police Service into allegations of sexual abuse made against the late James Savile, Greater Manchester Police has, to date, recorded two separate complaints.

These are historic complaints dating back to the 1960s.

The complaints will be passed to the Metropolitan Police Service for further assessment and therefore it would not be appropriate to make further comment.

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