31 allegations of rape against Jimmy Savile

There have been 31 allegations of rape recorded against Savile in seven force areas, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.

To date, since the launch of Operation Yewtree, 199 crimes have been reported in 17 force areas in which Savile is a suspect.

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199 Savile 'abuse victims'

Police investigating claims of sexual assault by Jimmy Savile say they have recorded 199 alleged crimes against the dead presenter, 31 of which are rape claims. 589 people have come forward with information, 450 of which were Savile-related.