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Earliest Savile offence 'in Manchester in 1955'

The report by police and the NSPCC revealed:

  • 617 people had made contact with officers investigating claims against Savile and other figures in the entertainment industry
  • 450 directly relate to Jimmy Savile
  • The earliest reported offence committed by Savile was in Manchester in 1955, and the final reported allegation was in 2009
  • The peak was between 1966 and 1976, when he was aged between 40 and 50