South Yorkshire Police has complained to the BBC and accused it of breaching its own editorial guidelines after the broadcaster found out about a search the force was planning to carry out at the home of pop star Sir Cliff Richard.
South Yorkshire Police said:
The force was contacted some weeks ago by a BBC reporter who made it clear he knew of the existence of an investigation. It was clear he (was) in a position to publish it.
South Yorkshire Police considers it disappointing that the BBC was slow to acknowledge that the force was not the source of the leak.
A letter of complaint has been sent to the Director General of the BBC making it clear that the broadcaster appears to have contravened it's editorial guidelines.
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