Ex-DJ arrested by Savile cops

A 72-year-old man, understood to be former Radio One DJ Chris Denning, has been arrested over further allegations of sexual offences by detectives from Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard has said.

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DJ Chris Denning thought to have been arrested

Chris Denning pictured here in 2001, was part of the original line-up when Radio One was launched in 1967 Credit: PA

A 72-year-old man, understood to be former Radio One DJ Chris Denning, has been arrested over further allegations of sexual offences by detectives from Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard has said.

He was originally arrested on 3 June on suspicion of sexual offences and later released on bail.

Whilst Operation Yewtree was sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, the claims against Mr Denning are not linked to the disgraced television presenter.

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