Police investigate further Stuart Hall abuse claims

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Lancashire Police are looking into new claims of sexual abuse by shamed television presenter Stuart Hall.

Hall, 83, was jailed for 15 months at Preston Crown Court last month for assaulting 13 girls and women – the youngest aged just nine – over an 18-year period.

Now Lancashire Police says it is looking into fresh allegations.

A spokeswoman said: “We can confirm we have received further allegations against Mr Hall and we are working closely with the Crown Prosecution Service to determine the most appropriate course of action.

“We take all allegations of sexual abuse seriously and we would encourage people with any information about sexual abuse or who has been a victim of sexual abuse to come forward and report their concerns, confident in the knowledge it will be investigated appropriately and with sensitivity.”

The former BBC veteran (pictured), was well known for presenting It’s a Knock Out.

He pleaded guilty to 14 counts of indecent assault between 1967 and 1987 in April, despite earlier describing all the claims against him as “cruel, pernicious and spurious”.

One of his victims was attacked in Blackpool at an event at the Winter Gardens in the mid-1970s, when Hall, of Prestbury Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire indecently assaulted her.

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