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Jimmy Savile 'assaulted boy aged 10 in Jersey children's home'

13 October 2012 Last updated at 15:01 BST

A lawfirm has received instructions regarding an alleged assault by Sir Jimmy Savile on a 10-year-old boy while he was in care at a children's home in Jersey.

Alan Collins, a lawyer for the firm Pannone, said the boy had been subjected to a serious sexual assault.

He told the BBC victims sometimes felt afraid to come forward for fear of not being believed or listened to.