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Jeremy Clarkson: No further police action over 'fracas'

Jeremy Clarkson will face no further police action over his attack on a Top Gear producer at a hotel, North Yorkshire Police said today.

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BBC boss 'a fan' of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson

BBC Director General Tony Hall says he is "a fan" of Jeremy Clarkson as an investigation into the Top Gear host's altercation with a producer continues.

Director General of the BBC Tony Hall. Credit: PA Wire

The 54-year-old presenter was suspended yesterday amid allegations he "aimed a punch" at a producer.

Mr Hall said he was "involved" in an investigation that was "going to gather the facts" about the incident.

Speaking after addressing MPs on Parliament's European Scrutiny Committee, Hall said: "We have got an investigation going on.

"The most important thing in anything like this is to gather the facts. We do not have the facts at the moment.

"I am a fan of Jeremy Clarkson but this is a serious thing that is alleged to have taken place."

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