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Officers are bailed over fraud claim

A Chief constable and his deputy arrested over corruption claims were yesterday released on bail.

Chief Constable of Cleveland Sean Price and his deputy Derek Bonnard were held on Wednesday on suspicion of misconduct in a public office, fraud by abuse of position and corrupt practice.

A third person arrested - the force's former head of legal services, Caroline Llewellyn - was bailed on Wednesday night.

Yesterday, a spokesman for Warwickshire Police who are leading the inquiry, said: "Two men being interviewed by Warwickshire officers on suspicion of misconduct in a public office, fraud by abuse of position and corrupt practice have now been released on bail to a date in October.

"The two men and a woman were arrested on 3 August."

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