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Last Updated: Monday, 12 September 2005, 06:24 GMT 07:24 UK
Arrest over cricket death threats
A man has been arrested by detectives investigating claims of death threats made to members of the Australian cricket team.

Officers arrested the 32-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent after threats were sent to the players through an e-mail.

It is believed the man was traced through his e-mail address.

A police spokesman said a man had been arrested over making threats to kill. He has been released on police bail until 27 October.

Fast bowler Brett Lee told Australia's Nine Network his team were aware of death threats made during their Ashes tour of England.

Threats made

He said the threats were made as they went into the final test at the Oval.

"We were aware of some death threats

"It is obviously now a matter for the police," he said.

He added there were experts travelling with the team and said they were being well looked after.

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