Rolf Harris released from prison after almost three years

Posted May 20, 2017

Disgraced Aussie entertainer Rolf Harris is set to be released from a United Kingdom prison later today after being granted bail on groping charges.

Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been released from Stafford Prison in the UK.

Harris is on trial at London's Southwark Crown Court, where he has pleaded not guilty to four counts of indecent assault relating to three teenage girls in the 1970s and "80s".

This was relayed to jurors at Southwark Crown Court in London yesterday to explain why the married artist will begin attending the trial part-way through.

In separate allegations, the TV presenter stands accused of groping a 16-year-old girl after appearing on ITV's Star Games in 1978 and allegedly telling her she was 'a little bit irresistible'.

Harris will be returning to his home in Bray, Berkshire and he denies the charges of indecent assault on four girls, the trial continues.

In his statement, the man said Harris' abuse had been "discussed in the family in an open way".

Harris faces four charges of indecent assault
GETTY ENTERTAINER Harris facs four charges of indecent assault

He has previously been following the trial by videolink from Stafford prison, but judge Deborah Taylor has granted him bail for the duration.

Harris' third alleged victim told the court Harris grabbed her breast over her shirt at a BBC studio in 1983 when she was 13.

"I went to (tell someone) and I think I said "something weird just happened" or "you won't believe what just happened".

"I've said he's a fraud, he's a groper, he's a dirty old man". Harris denies all charges.

She said: "Every time he came on the TV, I told people "he's a pervert" or something along those lines".

The woman said she was "shocked and confused" by Harris's actions.

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