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Suspected disqualified driver 'tries his luck on foot but didn't get far' after being spotted by police in Bury St Edmunds

Police in Bury St Edmunds caught a suspected disqualified driver, who abandoned his vehicle and tried to get away on foot yesterday.

Police said the man, aged 58, was seen driving, in Compiegne Way, Bury and was 'recognised as being disqualified'.

The vehicle was found abandoned at the train station.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing tweeted: "The vehicle was abandoned and the driver tried his luck on foot.

"He didn't get far and then gave a positive @DrugWipeUK for cocaine.

"He is already wanted by @NorfolkPolice = #arrested."

The man was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst disqualified, suspicion of failing a drug roadside test and driving with no insurance,

He was released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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