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Election 2015: Men bailed over police car fire at Bosworth count

Hinckley police car fire
Image caption The fire service said no-one was injured in the fire on Coventry Road

Five men who were arrested over a police car fire outside an election count in Leicestershire have been bailed.

Fire crews were called to the patrol car on fire outside the Bosworth parliamentary count at Hinckley Leisure Centre at 02:30 BST on Friday.

Onlookers said the car "exploded" and glass was blown across Coventry Road.

The men aged 25, 29, 47 and two aged 28, have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police said their officers had been "carrying out routine duties nearby" at the time.

No-one was injured in the incident, although windows were damaged at a nearby premises.

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