Member of public detains Peterborough drink driver until police arrive

The car seized by police this morning.
The car seized by police this morning.
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A member of the public confiscated the car keys of a man after seeing him driving erratically and suspecting drink driving today.

Police were called to Midgate in Peterborough just after 7am on Thursday December 14.

A member of the public took the keys from the man, who had been seen driving erratically, and called police after suspecting drink driving.

A 28-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and driving not in accordance with the conditions of a provisional licence.

His vehicle was seized.

He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.