Men arrested after Chelmsford EDL protest
Three men arrested following a protest by members of the English Defence League (EDL) in Chelmsford on Saturday have been released on bail.
They were held on suspicion of committing racially aggravated public order offences.
A 35-year-old from Rochester, Kent, a 19-year-old from Dagenham, Essex, and an 18-year-old from Yateley, Hampshire, are due to answer bail on 9 September.
About 30 people took part in the demonstration, police said.
A spokesman said no prior notification of the demonstration was given to Essex Police.
The protest in the city centre was contained within two hours, the spokesman added.