Rolf Harris launches appeal bid against indecent assault convictions

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

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A spokesman for the Judicial Office confirmed that lawyers for the 84-year-old had lodged papers at the Court of Appeal this week.

The artist and musician was convicted of 12 indecent assaults on June 30 at Southwark Crown Court - one on an eight-year-old autograph hunter, two on girls in their early teens and a catalogue of abuse of his daughter's friend over 16 years.

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