DLT denies sex offence claims
DJ Dave Lee Travis has denied groping two women and stressed allegations against him have "nothing to do with kids".
The 67-year-old spoke to reporters outside his home in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, and said he did not want his name associated with "bloody evil" child abuse.
He was arrested on Thursday by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, but the allegations against him are not linked to the disgraced TV presenter.
Travis said: "This is nothing to do with kids, all right? That's the first thing. I do not wish to have my name sullied around something that bloody evil, to be honest.
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"The second thing I want is to say, there's a complete denial there, but there's nothing else I can tell you because otherwise I might be stepping on the police's feet and I don't want to do that because it might affect their investigations."
Travis had already vigorously denied allegations, made last month, that he groped two women while in BBC studios.
One alleged he had put his hand up her skirt, while the other said he had "jiggled" her breasts.
The former Radio One DJ told reporters yesterday: "When I read the papers this morning, I could not believe it. It was like, you know, 'DLT caught in Savile probe' and all this.
"I'm going to make one thing extremely clear to you – the Savile probe is nothing to do with things I've been talking to the police about."
He said he had willingly spoken to police and would happily continue to help them.
The Magic AM presenter was taken "off air with immediate effect" by the radio station's owners yesterday in the wake of his arrest.