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Tayside Police receives allegation of Jimmy Savile abuse

Sir Jimmy Savile
Image caption Tayside Police said they had received a complaint relating to the Jimmy Savile inquiry

A complaint relating to the inquiry into allegations that Jimmy Savile sexually abused girls has been made to a Scottish police force.

Tayside Police said a woman had reported an "historical incident" said to have taken place in Liverpool.

The force has passed on the details to the Metropolitan Police which is leading the investigation.

Scotland Yard said it was pursuing 120 lines of inquiry and there could be 30 victims of abuse by the presenter.

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