Four shops in Suffolk have been caught selling restricted products, including vapes and alcohol, to underage children. 

Suffolk Trading Standards has carried out underage sales visits to stores across the county after receiving reports they were selling cigarettes, alcohol and vapes to minors. 

Using a volunteer under the age of 18, they visited shops in Ipswich, Felixstowe, Leiston, Woodbridge, Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Haverhill.

According to Suffolk Trading Standards, one shop sold alcohol to the teenager, while three others sold them vapes.

A spokesperson for the authority said: "Investigations continue with more retailers due to be visited in the coming months.

"Should anyone have information on premises selling alcohol, tobacco or E-cigarettes to under 18's please call 0808 223 1133."