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Arrest over Armistice Day medals

Roger Day and the medals
The picture which attracted the association's suspicion

A man has been arrested by police looking into claims someone wearing military medals they did not earn took part in an Armistice Day parade.

Organisers of the parade in Bedworth, Warwickshire, said they became suspicious of the man's 17 medals and SAS badges.

Roger Day, of Church Street, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, voluntarily attended a police station.

He was arrested and has since been bailed until January.

A police statement said: "He was arrested on suspicion of wearing military medals without authority as to be calculated to deceive."

Organisers of the Bedworth Armistice Day Association said they were suspicious of the number of medals the man had.

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