Police have said they have received a third party report relating to claims of sexual offences committed by a male, after allegations were made against the actor Noel Clarke.

In a statement, the Met Police said: “On Wednesday 21 April police received a third party report relating to allegations of sexual offences committed by a male over a period of time. Officers are currently assessing the information.

“We would urge anyone who believes they have been subjected to a sexual offence to report this to police so the information can be assessed and investigated accordingly. There are specially trained officers ready to provide advice and support.”

The force added there was no investigation under way at the moment.

In an statement yesterday, Clarke said: “I vehemently deny any sexual misconduct or criminal wrongdoing.”

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