Police stop two vans overloaded by more than a ton each in Ipswich

The vans were stopped in Ipswich on Thursday afternoon

The vans were stopped in Ipswich on Thursday afternoon - Credit: NSRAPT

Police have stopped two vans driving in Ipswich after they were found to be overloaded by more than a ton each.

The Norfolk & Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) stopped the vehicles in the Suffolk town on Thursday afternoon.

Posting on Twitter, police said two vans with a 3.5 ton limit were pulled over as they were both more than a ton overweight.

The drivers were also spoken to in relation to other offences.