UPDATE: Hassocks drink-driver was disqualified and in country illegally

A drink-driver caught in Hassocks last night was a disqualified driver and was in the country illegally, police have revealed.

Police arrested the man for drink-driving last night (December 16)
Police arrested the man for drink-driving last night (December 16)

He was arrested by officers at around 9pm. Read our original story here.

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A Sussex Police spokesman said: “The drink-driver arrested yesterday in Hassocks, was subsequently found to have given false details, and is a disqualified driver and a Ukraine National who was in the UK illegally.

“He has been charged and remanded in custody to court, and will then be handed over to immigration.”