BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall admits 14 indecent assaults

LONDON (AP) - BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has pleaded guilty to multiple assaults on young girls.

Prosecutors said on Thursday that the 83-year-old sports broadcaster has pleaded guilty to 14 indecent assaults. Hall was arrested in January for questioning about alleged crimes committed between 1967 and 1986.

He admitted guilt in court in mid-April, but the information could not be made public for legal reasons until reporting restrictions on the case were lifted on Thursday. He earlier denied wrongdoing. He will be sentenced on June 17. BBC announced that Hall will "no longer be contracted by the BBC".

Hall's arrest followed revelations that the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was a serial sex abuser.

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