Rolf Harris released from prison; will now attend trial in person

Rolf Harris has been released from prison, jail staff have confirmed.

The Australia-born former television star, 87, was released from HMP Stafford on Friday morning.

It means Harris will be able to appear in person, on bail, when his indecent assault trial resumes on Monday at Southwark Crown Court.

Harris, who denies four charges of indecent assault against three women between 1971 and 1983, had previously appeared via video link.


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