Magic 105.4's Neil Fox off-air after arrest

Neil Fox won’t be on-air tomorrow after he was arrested by Westminster Police following his breakfast show this morning.

Foxy was arrested on suspicion of historical sex offences just after 10am at Magic’s new studio at One Golden Square.

A spokesperson for Magic’s owner Bauer Media said: “Bauer Media can confirm that Neil Fox, presenter of the Magic Radio breakfast show, was today arrested by Westminster Police. He is currently being questioned about various allegations.

“In the circumstances Neil will be off air from tomorrow to enable him to devote his full attention to dealing with these matters.

“All other aspects of his contract will remain unchanged while matters are resolved. We can make no further comment at this stage.”

Neil has been with Magic since 2005 after a long career in commercial radio, and is best known for his days at Capital FM and presenting the national Pepsi Network Chart Show.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Officers from Westminster have this morning, Tuesday, 30 September, arrested a 53-year-old man following allegations of historic sexual assault against two women.

“The man remains in custody at a central London police station. On 30 September, officers searched an address in SW6 and in the Liittlehampton area of West Sussex. The man was arrested at a business address in W1.”

Posted on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 5:24 pm by RadioToday

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