Stuart Hall arrested over rape allegation

Former It's a Knockout presenter Stuart Hall, 82, has been arrested by police investigating an allegation of rape and indecent assault.

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Former It's a Knockout presenter Stuart Hall. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

The veteran BBC commentator was detained this morning, Press Association sources said.

Lancashire Police did not name Hall but said a suspect was arrested at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, earlier today.

He was taken to a police station for questioning on the allegations, described as "historic".

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Stuart Hall held over rape claim

Former It's a Knockout presenter Stuart Hall, 82, has been arrested by police investigating an allegation of rape and indecent assault.