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Thursday 24 April 2014

Rolf Harris arrested by police investigating sexual abuse allegations

ROLF Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimmy Savile scandal.

Harris, 83, was originally interviewed by detectives from Scotland Yard's Operation Yewtree in November and was then arrested over the allegations on March 28.

 

Until today, the TV personality, who performed for the Queen at her Diamond Jubilee concert last year, had only been named online.

 

However The Sun named him today and other news outlets followed.

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