Police have arrested three men in connection with a huge illegal rave that took place in Somerset last month.

The rave – dubbed Scummerset – took place just outside of the city of Bath on Saturday July 18 and attracted 3000 people at its peak.

The party made headlines as the police admitted they were powerless to stop it until the afternoon of Sunday July 19.

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The men, aged 22, 23 and 26 respectively, were all arrested on suspicion of conspiring to cause a public nuisance.

The news comes shortly after Staffordshire police arrested three people on suspicion of organising raves in June.

The rave was part of a country-wide spate of illegal parties that have begun during lockdown.

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