Bail af­ter elec­tion day ar­rests

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Councilelections -

THE four peo­ple ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of elec­toral mal­prac­tice of­fences in the run up to Thurs­day’s Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil elec­tions have been bailed.

Po­lice made three ar­rests on elec­tion day, added to the one ar­rest made on Wed­nes­day, all of which were in Cen­tral Ward.

An 18-year-old man was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of fraud by false rep­re­sen­ta­tion at 3.15pm on Thurs- day at a polling sta­tion in Glad­stone Street.

At 7.45pm, an 17-year-old boy was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of at­tempt­ing to vote while un­der­age at Glad­stone Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, with a 55-year-old man ar­rested at the same time on sus­pi­cion of aid­ing and abet­ting un­der­age vot­ing.

It fol­lows an ar­rest on Wed­nes­day of a 31-yearold man at an ad­dress in Mill­field on sus­pi­cion of in­tent to com­mit fraud.

The 18-year-old has been bailed to re­turn to Thorpe Wood on May 29.

The 17-year-old and the 55-year-old have been bailed un­til May 25, while the 31-year-old has been bailed un­til May 14.

Po­lice also is­sued an ap­peal for in­for­ma­tion af­ter three al­le­ga­tions of im­per­son­ation at polling booths in Gilpin Street, Sear­jeant Street and Har­ris Street.

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