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Former pop star Gary Glitter and a man in his 70s have been re-bailed by police investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was the first person to be arrested as part of Operation Yewtree, the investigation into allegations of sex abuse surrounding Savile and others.
The 68-year-old was detained at his central London home on October 28, before being questioned by officers and released on bail.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Two men arrested in connection with Operation Yewtree - a man in his 60s and a man in his 70s - have been re-bailed to return on dates in February 2013."
Former pop star Gary Glitter returns home after being bailed.
Metropolitan police have released this statement regarding the arrest of "a man in his 60s" believed to be Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd:
Gary Glitter left his London home at 7.15am today after being arrested by police on suspicion of sexual offences.
Gary Glitter has been arrested by officers working on Operation Yewtree.
- Operation Yewtree is a formal criminal investigation
- It is investigating alleged child sexual exploitation by Jimmy Savile and others
- The operation began as an enquiry but became a criminal investigation after 200 potential victims were identified
A Metropolitan Police statement says: "Officers working on Operation Yewtree have today, 28 October, arrested a man in his 60s in connection with the investigation.
"The man, from London, was arrested at approximately 7.15am on suspicion of sexual offences, and has been taken into custody at a London police station.
"The individual falls under the strand of the investigation we have termed 'Savile and others'. Not prepared to discuss further."
Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, has been taken from his home in London by police for questioning.
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Former pop star Gary Glitter has been arrested by police investigating allegations of abuse committed by television presenter Jimmy Savile.