Drink drive arrests fall

Drink drive arrests are down by a fifth in Hampshire according to the latest figures.

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Police in Hampshire have arrested three hundred and seventy one people within the first two months of the force’s summer drink-drive campaign.

It's a twenty per cent reduction on last year.

Two hundred and seventy one people were charged with driving under the influence, forty eight have been bailed pending further enquiries and fifty two have been released with no further action.

Three hundred and thirteen of those arrested were men, fifty eight were women.

The youngest person arrested was sixteen years old and the oldest was seventy six.

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