Greater Manchester Police has confirmed it has received two complaints of abuse by Sir Jimmy Savile:
As part of an investigation being headed by the Metropolitan Police Service into allegations of sexual abuse made against the late James Savile, Greater Manchester Police has, to date, recorded two separate complaints.
These are historic complaints dating back to the 1960s.
The complaints will be passed to the Metropolitan Police Service for further assessment and therefore it would not be appropriate to make further comment.
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