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Sydenham's Rolf Harris in court over child sex charges
SYDENHAM’S Rolf Harris is due to appear in court today (September 23) charged with nine counts of indecent assault against underage girls and four of making indecent images of a child.
Six of the indecent assault offences relate to a girl aged between 15 and 16 from 1980 to 1981 and three to a girl aged 14 in 1986.
The 83-year-old entertainer, an early member of the Sydenham Society when he lived in Border Road, was arrested by detectives from Operation Yewtree, the national investigation launched in the wake of abuse claims made against disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
Harris will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court.