Freddie Starr: Fourth arrest over alleged sex offences

Warwickshire comedian Freddie Starr has been arrested for the fourth time over allegations of sex offences.

The 71-year-old answered police bail today and was told he faces further accusations under Operation Yewtree, the inquiry launched after the Jimmy Savile abuse claims.

Freddie Starr has been arrested for a third time over sexual offence allegations Credit: ITV News Central

The new allegations have no connection to the late DJ.

He was first arrested in November 2012 over allegations linked to Savile, and has been arrested three more times since.

He was released on bail until April.