- Tyne Tees
North Yorkshire Police has made a voluntary referral to the Independent Police Complaints Commission over handling of historic child sex allegations against Jimmy Savile.
The referral also relates to several allegations made recently about Savile's friend, Scarborough resident Peter Jaconelli, who died in 1999.
It also relates to whether any information it held on Savile or his known associates was properly disclosed to Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary in December 2012 and again by the IPCC in May last year.
Information has already been referred by North Yorkshire Police to Operation Yewtree, the national investigation into allegations regarding Savile’s activities.
North Yorkshire Police is being investigated over how it handled allegations of abuse made against Savile and his friend Peter Jaconelli.
North Yorkshire Police referred itself to IPCC over its handling of child sex abuse allegations made against Jimmy Savile.