Savile: Second Scarborough abuse claim

Sir Jimmy Savile
Sir Jimmy Savile

Police are investigating a second allegation made against disgraced entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile over an offence in the Scarborough area.

North Yorkshire Police yesterday received a further report of a historic sexual offence linked to the Jimmy Savile enquiry.

The offence involving a teenage girl is alleged to have occurred in Scarborough in the late-1960s.

The alleged victim is from the Durham area.

This the second report the force has received in connection with the enquiry.

It has been referred to the Metropolitan Police Service.