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Former Radio 1 producer Ted Beston was "shocked" by the allegations put to him by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, his lawyers have said.
Mr Beston, 76, was arrested by Operation Yewtree detectives yesterday morning on suspicion of sexual offences, then later bailed until February. He was the eighth person arrested in the inquiry.
"What emerged in October 2012 was a side of Savile that Mr Beston never knew," his lawyers said in a statement.
Former BBC radio producer Ted Beston, who was arrested yesterday by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, "vehemently denies" the historic allegations, his solicitors have said.
A man in his 70s, believed to be Ted Beston, a former Jimmy Savile producer, was arrested this morning by Operation Yewtree officers on suspicion of sexual offences.
Beston worked with Savile on his Radio 1 shows as well as the TV series, Savile's Travels.
Scotland Yard said they have arrested an eighth man as part of Operation Yewtree: