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Dr Fox Arrested Over Alleged Sex Offences

30/09/2014 17:21 BST | Updated 01/10/2014 10:59 BST

Radio DJ Dr Fox has been arrested over alleged historical sex offences against two women.

The 53-year-old Magic presenter, known as Doctor Fox, was held earlier today and is being questioned at a police station in central London.

A spokesman for Bauer Media said: "Bauer Media can confirm that Neil Fox, presenter of the Magic Radio breakfast show, was today arrested by Westminster Police. He is currently being questioned about various allegations.

"In the circumstances Neil will be off air from tomorrow to enable him to devote his full attention to dealing with these matters. All other aspects of his contract will remain unchanged while matters are resolved. We can make no further comment at this stage."

His arrest is not part of high profile sex crime investigation Operation Yewtree.