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Three arrested over ticket touting at Olympic rowing

Eton Dorney rowing
Image caption The rowing events at Eton Dorney Lake started on Saturday morning

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of ticket touting at the Olympic rowing events.

Two men from Germany, aged 36 and 39, were held at Eton Dorney Lake in Buckinghamshire at about 12:45 BST.

A 59-year-old man from Manchester was arrested in Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, at about 12:30 BST.

All three, who are suspected of selling Olympic tickets without authority, are being questioned in custody. The rowing events began at the lake on Saturday.

A number of Thames Valley Police officers are based at the venue throughout the Games.

They are investigating whether the arrests are linked.

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