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Three men arrested after rallies in Dudley

Three men have been arrested by police investigating disorder at an English Defence League (EDL) protest and a counter event in Dudley in July.

The men, aged 18, 20 and 26, were arrested during raids in Dudley and Walsall, police said.

A number of offences of criminal damage and disorder took place during the EDL gathering and Dudley Interfaith Alliance event in the town.

The men have since been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

The trio were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

Police said cars and premises in the town were damaged as well there being pockets of disorder.

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