British police search home of entertainer Cliff Richard
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 00:42
British police searched the apartment of Cliff Richard, one of the country's best known entertainers, in relation to allegations of a historical sexual offence involving an underage boy. Bob Mezan reports.
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British police have searched the apartment of Cliff Richard, one of the country's best known entertainers, in relation to allegations of a historical sexual offense involving an underage boy. Police said they were searching his property after receiving "an allegation of a sexual nature dating back to the 1980s." Richard issued a statement saying the allegation was "completely false."
Richard, who was out of the country at the time of the search, said he would co-operate fully with the police if they wished to speak to him.
Police said there had been no arrests in relation to the search.
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