Men drinking in parked car in Peterborough arrested for ‘obstructing police officer’ and ‘breaching Public Order Act’

Two men seen drinking alcohol in a parked car have been arrested.

Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 12:09 pm

At about 6.15pm yesterday (Monday) officers came across the men in Star Road, Eastgate.

The man in the driver’s seat, aged 39, is alleged to have failed to provide a breath test and was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a police officer.

The passenger, a 37-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of breaching Section 5 of the Public Order Act - using threatening, abusive words or behaviour, or disorderly behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

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Both men remain in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.