Dorset Police Working with Officers Investigating Claims Savile Abused 4 in Dorset
10:43am 11th January 2013
(Updated 11:54am 11th January 2013)
Jimmy Savile was a prolific predatory sex offender and the scale of his abuse is believed to be unprecedented in the UK.
That's the conclusion of an investigation by police and the NSPCC into the activities of the late broadcaster.
And we now know that 4 alleged offences were committed here in Dorset.
In a statement to Wessex FM a spokesperson, of Dorset Police Safeguarding Referral Unit, said;
“Dorset Police is working with officers from Operation Yewtree and are investigating reports of historic criminal offences that have occurred in Dorset.”
Around the country more than 200 criminal offences have now been formally recorded between 1955 and 2009.
The report's revealed several of his victims were under the age of 10.