Police search for Brit arrested in touting probe

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.

Read: Brit arrested in World Cup ticket touting probe

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.

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Briton in World Cup ticket touting probe hands himself in

Ray Whelan, the British manager of a hospitality firm being investigated over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, has handed himself in to a judge in Brazil.