Disqualified driver gave false details to police after being caught behind wheel near Poulton

A disqualified driver attempted to give police false details after being caught behind the wheel of a car near Poulton.

Monday, 27th December 2021, 9:19 am
Updated Monday, 27th December 2021, 9:20 am

The driver was caught after a red Land Rover was pulled over by police near Poulton on Boxing Day (December 26).

Once on the side of the road, the motorist gave officers false details in an attempt to get away.

But police noted the details they gave were "of someone 25 years their senior".

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"The reason for this is because the driver is actually serving a three year driving disqualification," a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

"Vehicle seized and driver reported."

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A disqualified driver was caught behind the wheel after being pulled over by police near Poulton (Credit: Lancashire Police)