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Drink driver caught after police dog unit forced to slam on brakes

PUBLISHED: 11:12 31 July 2019 | UPDATED: 11:12 31 July 2019

Puppies in training for the Norfolk and Suffolk Dogs Unit.
Photo: Angela Sharpe

Puppies in training for the Norfolk and Suffolk Dogs Unit. Photo: Angela Sharpe

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A drink driver was caught in the early hours of Tuesday morning after forcing a police dog unit to slam on its brakes.

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Officers from Norfolk and Suffolk's police dog unit spotted the driver near Great Yarmouth and said they were forced to brake suddenly when a motorist performed a "questionable manoeuvre".

After a breath test, the driver was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Officers tweeted: "After causing a NS Police Dogs unit to brake suddenly after performing a questionable manoeuvre!! The motorist (drink driver) found himself in custody."


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