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Jimmy Savile assaulted girl in North Yorkshire - claim
POLICE are investigating claims that BBC TV star Jimmy Savile assaulted a girl in North Yorkshire in the 1980s.
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said the force had received an allegation linked to Scarborough.
The report was made to police yesterday and the spokesman said: "The offence involving a young girl is alleged to have taken place in Scarborough in the late-1980s.
"This is the first report received by the force in connection with the enquiry and it has been referred to the Metropolitan Police Service who are co-ordinating the investigation."
It is understood the victim was not local to the area.