'Intoxicated man' arrested on suspicion of drink-driving mobility scooter
PUBLISHED: 13:53 07 June 2018 | UPDATED: 09:35 08 June 2018
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of being ‘drunk in charge of a mechanically propelled vehicle in a public place’ after police found him intoxicated on a mobility scooter.
The man was found on his mobility scooter near Wisbech Fire Station at around 10.30pm on Wednesday.
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.