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Rolf Harris trial: Jury retires to consider verdicts

Jurors in the trial of veteran performer Rolf Harris have retired to consider their verdicts.

The 84-year-old is accused of a string of 12 indecent assaults on four women between 1968 and 1986, all of which he denies.

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Prosecution case due to open in Rolf Harris trial

The prosecution case in the trial of veteran entertainer Rolf Harris for a string of alleged indecent assaults is due to open in court today.

A jury of six men and six women was sworn in at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, along with three extras - two men and one woman - in case there are any issues that prevent the existing jurors hearing the case.

Rolf Harris pictured leaving Southwark Crown Court following jury selection earlier this week. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Harris, 84, is accused of indecently assaulting four alleged victims - the youngest of whom was seven or eight and the oldest 19 - between 1968 and 1986.

The entertainer has denied all charges against him.

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