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Starr quizzed in Savile probe

The latest on investigations into allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jimmy Savile.

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Police statement on Starr arrest

Freddie Starr pictured in December last year Credit: PA Pictures

A statement from the Metropolitan Police reads:

"Officers working on Operation Yewtree have this evening, 1 November, arrested a man in his 60s in connection with the investigation.

"The man, from Warwickshire, was arrested at approximately 17.45 hrs on suspicion of sexual offences, and has been taken into police custody locally.

"The individual falls under the strand of the investigation we have termed 'Savile and others'."

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