Officials from the BBC have met this morning at New Scotland Yard with senior officers from the Child Abuse Investigations Command and a representatives from NSPCC.
We are now collating information gathered from a range of sources across the UK and will continue contacting individuals who have made allegations in relation to the late Jimmy Savile over the coming weekend.
We do not expect to have a clear picture of exactly how many women may have suffered abuse until next week and want to allow time for victims to reflect on what they may have experienced.
The assessment of these will take some time and the BBC Investigations Service are fully co-operating with detectives.
The NSPCC will be seconding expert staff to the police team to assist in providing advice, support and guidance to victims and will continue to provide a 24-hour helpline service on 0808 800 5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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