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Rolf Harris applies to appeal against convictions

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

A spokesman for the Judicial Office confirmed that lawyers for the 84-year-old had lodged papers at the Court of Appeal this week.

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Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is 'spat at in prison'

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been spat at in prison, it has been claimed.

Rolf Harris wants to appeal against his five year sentence for 12 indecent assaults on young women. Credit: PA

The 84-year-old was allegedly targeted during an incident at HMP Bullingdon in Oxfordshire.

A source told the Press Association there was a scuffle and "someone aimed a spit" at Harris.

The source said the perpetrator missed and Harris "was not spat on and was not physically hurt."

News of the incident came as it was announced Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

A spokesman for the Judicial Office confirmed that lawyers had lodged papers at the Court of Appeal this week.

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