Two complaints over Savile in Lancashire

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LANCASHIRE Police has received two complaints from women who claim they were sexually abused by Sir Jimmy Savile.

One woman, from Chorley, alleges she was abused by the late broadcaster when she was a teenager living in West Yorkshire in the 1960s.

The second woman, now living in Rossendale, says Savile abused her in Bedfordshire in the 1980s.

Both were teenagers at the time of the alleged incidents.

Lancashire Police has forwarded the two complaints to Scotland Yard, which is looking into 120 lines of inquiry and believe Savile could have abused up to 25 victims over a period of 40 years.

A spokesman said: “The complaints will be passed to the Metropolitan Police Service for further assessment.”

Scotland Yard has formally recorded eight criminal allegations against Savile – two of rape and six of indecent assault.

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