Rolf Harris jailed for five years and nine months

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecently assaulting four girls over a near 20-year period. One of his victims told ITV News he was a "nasty man" who took advantage his position.

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Police thank Rolf Harris victims for their 'courage'

The police today invited people who want to speak to them following the jailing of Rolf Harris for indecent assault to do so, as they thanked the TV personality's victims for their "courage" in coming forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Orchard said:

The court has today heard about the impact these crimes have had on those involved. Once again I would like to thank all the victims for their courage in coming forward.

If there is any person that wishes to speak with the police they can contact their local police team or the NSPCC.

– DCI Michael Orchard

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