Russell Model was this week the topic of an intense investigation by Met Police detectives over allegations of historic sexual offences.
Scotland Yard mentioned a person in his 40s, believed to be Model, was questioned about three “non-recent” sexual offenses at a south London police station on Thursday.
Model, 48, was questioned beneath warning by Met Law enforcement officials and police will proceed to research, the Sunday Instances first reported.
The Met had urged potential victims to come back ahead after the maverick comedian was accused of sexual assault and rape by 4 girls, revealed in an investigation by the identical newspaper and Channel 4 Dispatches.
In September, Scotland Yard mentioned it was investigating a number of allegations of sexual offenses after alleged victims from London and different components of the UK contacted police.
A Met Police spokesperson right this moment confirmed to MailOnline: ‘A person in his 40s attended a south London police station on Thursday November 16, 2023. He was questioned beneath bail by detectives relating to three non-recent sexual offenses. Investigations proceed.
On Wednesday, 24 hours earlier than Model was questioned by police, the BBC mentioned two different complaints “not of a severe sexual nature” had been made towards the comic and actor after the channel launched an investigation into his habits.
This was along with three different complaints made to the BBC earlier than he was accused of rape and sexual assault.
Model denied the rape and sexual assault allegations and claimed his relationships had been “all the time consensual.”
The allegations that the Met is questioning Model are mentioned to be completely different from these made by 4 girls in September.
The comic was accused of abusive and predatory habits, together with rape, sexual assault and psychological abuse, between 2006 and 2013, on the peak of his fame.