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Jim Davidson faces no more action as part of Operation Yewtree investigation
6:00pm Wednesday 21st August 2013 in News
Comedian Jim Davidson will face no further action over alleged sexual offences after he was arrested as part of the investigation sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, his solicitor said today.
Davidson has consistently denied the allegations against him, which were said to involve a number of women, and one claim that dated back 35 years.
The allegations had no connection to disgraced television presenter Savile, and Davidson previously said that all the alleged victims were adults at the time of the claims.
Davidson, 59, who has a home in Stockbridge, had been among number of high-profile figures from the entertainment industry have been arrested as part of the Operation Yewtree investigation.
Operation Yewtree is being run in three strands: allegations against Savile, allegations involving Savile and others, and allegations involving others.
The dozen arrests include former pop star Gary Glitter, DJ Dave Lee Travis and comedian Freddie Starr.
All deny any wrongdoing.