Further arrest made in Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation

15:02 15 November 2012

Jimmy Savile allegedly abused girls on BBC premises in west London. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Jimmy Savile allegedly abused girls on BBC premises in west London. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Metropolitan Police detectives investigating allegations of historic sexual abuse committed by Jimmy Savile and others have been contacted by 450 people.

A man in his 60s was arrested this morning as part of Operation Yewtree, under the strand of the investigation the Met has called ‘Others’.

He was detained in Bedfordshire at 7.45am and is currently in custody.

The Met has now recorded 200 allegations of sexual assault and is still in the process of contacting all the victims.

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