Three suspected drink-drivers arrested within hours by police

Two suspected drink-drivers were detained by police after reports they had crashed cars into walls in separate incidents.

Sunday, 18th August 2019, 8:41 am
Updated Sunday, 18th August 2019, 9:41 am
Police made four arrests

Officers from GMP Leigh, Atherton and Hindley arrested a 54-year-old man on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol on Ann Street in Leigh just before 7pm on Saturday.

A 56-year-old woman was arrested on Car Bank Street in Atherton on suspicion of the same offence at 12.25am on Sunday.

Both arrests followed reports to police of vehicles striking walls.

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Police said no-one was injured in the incidents.

Later, officers on patrol in Atherton arrested a 28-year-old woman of suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol just after 2.05am, after they stopped the car for a traffic offence on Flapper Fold Lane.

A 23-year-old male passenger in the vehicle became aggressive towards officers and refused to leave, so he was arrested for a breach of the peace.