Max Clifford arrested by Savile police

PR guru Max Clifford has been arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.

The publicist was held at his Surrey home at 7.40am on suspicion of sexual offences and taken to a central London police station for questioning.

He was arrested as part of Operation Yewtree, the investigation into allegations of sex abuse surrounding Savile and others.He's the fifth suspect to be arrested in connection with the Yewtree operation which has already cost around £2 million and involves a team of 30 officers

Max Clifford
Max Clifford Credit: Press Association

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Max Clifford arrested

PR guru Max Clifford has been arrested by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal