Brazilian police claim a British man arrested as part of an investigation into World Cup ticket touting has fled officers coming to re-arrest him at his Rio hotel.
Ray Whelan is alleged to have been involved in selling on tickets to games at hugely inflated prices.
However his legal team reject the accusations and his company, MATCH, say he will be cleared.
They have also issued a statement rejecting police claims that Whelan is a "fugitive".
ITV News Brazil Correspondent Nick Ravenscroft reports from Rio de Janeiro.
More top news
There will be lighter winds for all of us than yesterday, although it will still feel cool.
Senior fashion analyst at Mintel Tamara Sender said: "For the first time ever sales of trainers have overtaken high heels."
Of the 1,600 business leaders questioned, a third planned to scale back hiring staff if the £7.20 an hour rate for adults increases.