Rolf Harris Charged With 13 Child Sex Offences: Shame Clouds Former Entertainer And Star

Category: World / Aug 29, 2013 8:43AM EDT

He was a huge star in the 1970’s-80’s an entertainer from Australia but now Rolf Harris is in the spotlight for another reason: A huge police investigation into child abuse has led to Harris being charged with 13 child sex offences on Thursday. Harris was first arrested in March.

At the age of 83, prosecutors confirmed he would be charged with 9 counts of indecent assault related to two girls aged 14 and 15 in the 1980’s and four offences of making indecent images of a child last year.

Harris was a huge personality on British and Australian television with a career spanning 40 years. Now the former television icon will appear in London court on September 23rd to face the charges against him.


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