EDL leader released on bail

The Luton based leader of the English Defence League, who was arrested as he attempted to visit the spot where Drummer Lee Rigby was murdered, has been released on bail.

Tommy Robinson and his co-leader Kevin Carroll were detained by police on suspicion of obstructing officers outside Aldgate East station in London yesterday. They had attempted to stage what they claimed was a charity walk to Woolwich Barracks via the East London Mosque.

Two other men were arrested on suspicion of assault.