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Car seized after driver 'left licence in Spain'

PUBLISHED: 07:02 01 January 2019 | UPDATED: 13:35 01 January 2019

The car was seized by police in Ipswich Picture: NSRAPT

The car was seized by police in Ipswich Picture: NSRAPT

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Police stopped a car in Ipswich in connection with a number of offences, which included a child allegedly not wearing their seatbelt.

A man was released by police after he was arrested in connection to a Hadleigh burglary Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA man was released by police after he was arrested in connection to a Hadleigh burglary Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Road and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) seized the vehicle in Ipswich after the driver reportedly claimed he had left his licence at home – in Spain.

Taking to social media to spread the word, police said they also found a child in the back seat who they claimed was not wearing a seatbelt.

Meanwhile, officers claimed the tread was below limit on one tyre, and the two rear tyres were different sizes.

Police issued two fixed penalty notices and seized the vehicle.

The force tweeted: “The child being carried in the rear of this vehicle in #Ipswich was not wearing a seatbelt.

“Tread was below limit on the RN/S tyre and two rear tyres were different sizes.

“Driver was unable to produce his licence as it was at home (in Spain).”

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