‘Four pints and a football match later’: Police stop drink-driver in Norwich after derby

Police stopped a drink-driver in Norwich after the East Anglian Derby at Carrow Road on Sunday. Pict

Police stopped a drink-driver in Norwich after the East Anglian Derby at Carrow Road on Sunday. Picture: Norwich Police - Credit: Norwich Police

A football fan who took to the roads after a drinking session around Sunday's East Anglian derby has been caught by police.

Behind the scenes with Norfolk Police during Norwich v Ipswich derby day. photo: Victoria Pertusa.

Behind the scenes with Norfolk Police during Norwich v Ipswich derby day. photo: Victoria Pertusa. - Credit: Archant

Officers in Norwich stopped the vehicle after observing its 'dangerous manner of driving'.

The driver was breathalysed and blew a reading of 61µg – almost twice the legal limit.

In a tweet Norwich Police said: 'Vehicle stopped after observing dangerous manner of driving when exiting a roundabout in Norwich. This explains it. 4 pints and a football match later they found themselves in custody!'

Fans March from the Queen of Iceni on Riverside to Carrow Road ahead of the Norwich v Ipswich derby

Fans March from the Queen of Iceni on Riverside to Carrow Road ahead of the Norwich v Ipswich derby matchByline: Sonya DuncanCopyright: Archant 2019 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Norwich City secured a 3-0 victory over Ipswich Town in the derby match at Carrow Road. Police only made two arrests despite the presence of more than 27,000 fans in the city.


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