'Intoxicated man' arrested on suspicion of drink-driving mobility scooter in Wisbech

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving his mobility scooter in Wisbech – not the actual scooter pictured. PHOTO: Rui Vieira/PA Archive/PA Images

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving his mobility scooter in Wisbech - not the actual scooter pictured. PHOTO: Rui Vieira/PA Archive/PA Images

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A man was arrested in Wisbech on Wednesday (June 6) on suspicion of being 'drunk in charge of a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place'.

The intoxicated man was found on his mobility scooter near Wisbech Fire Station at around 10.30pm.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: “The ambulance service was called to assist officers but the male refused their help.

“The male was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place.

“The male was taken to the Police Investigation Centre at King’s Lynn.”

Police said the man failed to provide a breath specimen and enquiries will continue later today (June 7).

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