Starr re-bailed by Savile cops

Freddie Starr has been re-bailed following his arrest by police officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. The 69-year-old has been re-bailed to return on a date in March 2013, pending further inquiries, police said.

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Freddie Starr released on bail

Comedian Freddie Starr has been released on bail for a second night after being questioned by police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.

The 69-year-old returned to speak to officers earlier today after first being arrested yesterday on suspicion of sexual offences, and bailed in the early hours of this morning.

His next bail date has not yet been revealed by Scotland Yard.

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