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‘It was school kick out time’ - drink driver more than three times over the legal limit arrested in a busy Thetford town centre

PUBLISHED: 09:01 20 January 2018 | UPDATED: 16:06 20 January 2018

A driver was arrested for drink driving in Thetford town centre. Picture: @BrecklandPolice

A driver was arrested for drink driving in Thetford town centre. Picture: @BrecklandPolice

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A driver was arrested for being more than three times over the legal drink-drive limit in a town centre as children were leaving school.

A man was arrested for drink driving in Gaywood. Picture: @KingsLynnPoliceA man was arrested for drink driving in Gaywood. Picture: @KingsLynnPolice

They were arrested in Thetford on Friday afternoon which officers said was “busy” and during “school kick out time”.

In custody they were found to have 118 and 120 microgrammes (ugs) per 100 millilitres of breath, above the limit of 35ugs per 100mm of breath.

A drink driver was also arrested in Gaywood, near King’s Lynn, during the early hours of Saturday morning.

He blew 73 ugs.

King’s Lynn police tweeted: “He pleaded we let him off and stated he would lose his job delivering parcels for a well known online shopping company if he gets banned!”


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