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Jimmy Savile abuse: Number of alleged victims reaches 450

Police have confirmed that the number of alleged sex abuse victims of the late Jimmy Savile has reached 450.

The Operation Yewtree team said 589 alleged victims have come forward during their investigation of offences committed by Savile and others.

Detectives said 82% of all the alleged victims were female and eight out of 10 were children or young people.

Matt Prodger reports.

  • 12 Dec 2012