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Savile was questioned over child sex claims

JIMMY Savile was quizzed by police five years ago over an allegation of indecent assault at a children's home in the 1970s.

British police confirmed officers questioned the Jim'll Fix It star under caution in 2007, but said senior prosecutors decided there was insufficient evidence to charge him.

The force revealed details after a number of alleged victims accused the late radio and TV presenter of sexually abusing them.

In a documentary to be shown tomorrow, he is said to have preyed on girls in his Rolls-Royce and at the BBC TV Centre. Speaking on Exposure: The Other Side Of Jimmy Savile, one woman says she met the star at a school in Surrey in 1974 when she was 14 before he assaulted her in his caravan.

Surrey Police said yesterday: "In 2007 we received a historic allegation of indecent assault which is alleged to have occurred at a children's home in Staines during the 1970s.

"The matter was referred to the Crown Prosecution Service for a charging decision who advised there was insufficient evidence to take further action."

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