Freddie Starr re-bailed over sex claims

Comedian Freddie Starr has been re-bailed until October by police investigating alleged sexual offences.

The 70-year-old was first arrested last November by detectives from Operation Yewtree, the national investigation prompted by abuse claims against Jimmy Savile.

Freddie Starr has consistently denied any wrongdoing. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Starr was re-arrested in April when further allegations against him emerged.

He was due to answer police bail this week, but has instead been re-bailed until October.