Jimmy Savile in November 1973
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Jimmy Savile: Sussex Police 'mishandled' sex abuse claim

Sussex Police missed a chance to investigate Jimmy Savile in 2008 because it mishandled a sex abuse claim, the police watchdog has found.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission says two officers who interviewed the alleged victim failed to encourage her to pursue the case.

BBC Home Affairs Correspondent June Kelly reports.

  • 12 May 2015