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Ex-BBC DJ Travis to be charged with a further sex offence

Published on Mar 29, 2014 1:32 AM

LONDON (REUTERS) - Former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis will be charged with a further count of indecent assault, prosecutors said on Friday, just a month after he was cleared of 12 offences against women over three decades.

Travis, 68, one of Britain's best-known DJs in the 1970s and 1980s, already faces a retrial on two counts, of indecent and sexual assault, after a jury was unable to reach verdicts last month and discharged.

The Crown Prosecution Service said it had authorised police to charge Travis with the extra offence. No further details or were released.

Travis is one of a number of ageing British celebrities to be arrested on suspicion of past sexual offences.

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