A man has been arrested for testing more than three times over the legal limit for alcohol while in a vehicle. 

Members of the public alerted Haverhill police to a man "slumped over the wheel" of a parked car in Clements Estate in the town on Sunday, April 21. 

Officers found the man smelling strongly of alcohol with keys in the ignition of a vehicle and a bottle of alcohol.

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The man provided a roadside breath test of 165ugs, which is more than three times the legal limit of 35ugs. 

He was arrested and taken to Bury St Edmunds police station. 

A spokesman for the police said: "Despite not actually being seen to drive, an offence of drunk in charge is committed if it can be proved in the circumstances that there is a likelihood to drive."