Police have issued a number of warnings and fines to drivers in Ipswich as officers clamp down on illegal parking.

A spokesman for Ipswich Police said officers patrolled the town after "numerous complaints" about vehicles parking illegally on Westgate Street. 

Officers from the Ipswich Central Community Policing Team have so far issued 54 first warnings and six fixed penalty notices to offending drivers since January 18. 

The spokesman added: "There are numerous car parks within easy reach of this location."