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BBC 🔵 Driver calls 999 to report himself for drink-driving in Knaresborough

Van stopped at roadside near KnaresboroughNorth Yorkshire Police

A man has astonished police by calling 999 to report himself for drink-driving.

North Yorkshire Police said the call came in just before noon on Monday from a man who said he was « drink-driving and doesn’t know what he is doing ».

The driver, who is in his 50s, told the call handler he was in Knaresborough and had had « a heavy weekend ».

Officers said he was three times over the drink-drive limit when he was located 15 minutes later.

He was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and remained in custody, a force spokesperson added.

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