Jimmy Savile carried out 46 sexual assaults at Surrey girls’ school, say police

The Guardian is reporting that Surrey police have said Jimmy Savile carried out 46 sexual assaults on 22 pupils and one visitor to Duncroft approved school in Staines…

The disgraced former Top of the Pops presenter carried out a range of abuse on pupils on visits to the former girls’ school in the 1970s.

In a report on Savile’s offending at Duncroft school, published on Wednesday, the force said that 13 victims were abused on at least two occasions by Savile and five were assaulted when the school was under the control of the children’s charity Barnardos in October 1976.

More than 160 ex-pupils of the former girls’ school were contacted by detectives in connection with Operation Outreach, launched in 2012 at the height of the Savile scandal. The force interviewed Savile in 2009, two years before he died, but failed to bring him to justice…

 

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