Jimmy Savile investigation: 589 people come forward

The Metropolitan Police has given an update on the status of its investigation into the Jimmy Savile abuse claims.

To date, a total of 589 people have come forward with information and 450 of these relate to Savile, mainly alleging sexual abuse.


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.