Russell Brand has been interviewed beneath warning by the Metropolitan Police over allegations of sexual offences, it has been reported immediately.
It comes after 4 girls alleged in a joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches that the comic and TV and radio presenter sexually assaulted them between 2006 and 2013.
Brand, 48, has denied the allegations in opposition to him and mentioned his relationships had been “always consensual”.
The Metropolitan Police mentioned a person in his 40s attended a police station in south London on Thursday, The Times first reported on Sunday.
“He was interviewed under caution by detectives in relation to three non-recent sexual offences. Inquiries continue.”
The Met mentioned it had obtained a “number of allegations of sexual offences” in London and elsewhere within the nation for the reason that joint investigation by The Sunday Times, The Times and Channel 4 Dispatches.
On Tuesday the BBC mentioned two extra complainants had come ahead because it launched a evaluate into the behaviour of Brand.
A complete of 5 complaints have now been made on to the broadcaster, one in all which included “allegations of inappropriate conduct in the workplace, including urinating in bottles in a BBC studio”.
Brand labored on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music programmes from 2006 to 2008.
Sky News has approached representatives for Brand for remark.