Comedian Jim Davidson said he was pleased no further action has been taken in relation to the multiple sex crime allegations made against him.
Appearing jovial as he spoke to reporters in Torquay he praised the police for doing "a great job" and said he was grateful to the support of his family, his friends, his loyal fans and his football team.
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