A police report on sex abuse claims against Jimmy Savile has found that the earliest reported offence committed by Savile was in Manchester in 1955. The final reported allegation was in 2009.
A total of 617 people had made contact with officers investigating claims against Savile and other figures in the entertainment industry, with 450 directly relating to Savile.
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