Heatwave 2021: Wigan police cool off with an ice cream after seizing an unlicensed luxury car outside Lidl in Scholes

Hard-working police in Wigan tracked down an unlicensed driver - then treated themselves to an ice cream in the sizzling heat.

Saturday, 17th July 2021, 11:46 am
Updated Saturday, 17th July 2021, 11:50 am

Officers in the Scholes neighbourhood area were out and about on patrol on Saturday as Wigan and the rest of the country basks in a blistering heatwave.

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They sized a vehicle from an uninsured and unlicensed driver.

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One of the officers with a well-deserved ice cream

Three officers - PC McCoombes, PC Lamb and PC Morrison.- were involved in the seizure.

The trio later managed to track down a well-deserved ice cream on their travels.

Social media users were quick to praise the trio - and have a bit of light-hearted banter.

One posted: "Just seen the officers chilling out in the shade waiting for the recovery truck Well done GM," while another asked: "Did you pay for that?"

Officers seized the vehicle outside Lidl in Scholes