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Arrest after vehicle with ‘several defects’ stopped on A14

The A14 at Stowmarket. Picture: SU ANDERSON

The A14 at Stowmarket. Picture: SU ANDERSON

A man was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unlicenced and uninsured after a vehicle with several defects was stopped on the A14.

The A14 at Stowmarket. Picture: SU ANDERSONThe A14 at Stowmarket. Picture: SU ANDERSON

Police pulled over the vehicle on the A14 at Stowmarket during the afternoon of Friday, August 3.

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing and Firearms Unit Tweeted: “A vehicle was stopped on the #A14 at #Stowmarket this afternoon with several defects.

“It was suspected that the driver lied about his identity, making himself 10 years older, so he was arrested. His correct ID was established and he is unlicenced and uninsured.”

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