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‘They may have saved a life’: Tip-off leads police to catch drunk-driver in supermarket car park

PUBLISHED: 10:24 07 July 2019 | UPDATED: 18:42 07 July 2019

The driver blew four times the legal drink drive limit after being stopped in Diss. Picture: Archant

The driver blew four times the legal drink drive limit after being stopped in Diss. Picture: Archant

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Police have arrested a motorist who was caught at a supermarket almost four times the drink drive limit.

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South Norfolk police stopped the vehicle while it was driving around a supermarket car park in Diss following a tip-off from a member of the public.

The driver blew a reading of 137µg - almost four times the legal limit of 35µg - and was arrested for drink driving.

On Twitter officers expressed their thanks to the person who called in about the driver, adding: "They may have saved a life."


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