Dozens of drivers are to receive warning letters from police after a car meet in Norfolk which lasted five hours.

The car meet covered various locations including Dereham, Costessesy, Taverham, Sprowston, Hellesdon and Norwich.

A total of 43 traffic offence reports were handed out by members of the Norfolk Constabulary and South Norfolk and Broadland Council on Saturday, February 18.

Insp Racheal Shearing, who led the operation, said: "Our efforts are concentrated on the minority who choose to spoil these events for the wider car enthusiast community.

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"We understand that the vast majority of genuine car enthusiasts are not interested in participating in intimidating and unsafe behaviour."

Car meets can involve in excess of 300 cars and 500 people which poses a significant risk to road safety and the wider community, according to Norfolk Constabulary. 

Superintendent Kim Warner, of the Roads and Armed Policing Team, added: "Reckless behaviour when in control of a vehicle can cause serious injury to yourself and those around you.

"We work tirelessly to make Norfolk’s roads safer and will prosecute those who pose a risk to those around them."