Arrest made in Great Ashby after suspected driving offence

Round Diamond police

Police searched Great Ashby this afternoon - Credit: Supplied

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs, following an incident in Stevenage this afternoon.

It was reported that a van had been abandoned in the middle of the road in The Beacons, and that the driver had walked off.

Officers attended and carried out a search of the area. 

A man was subsequently located in a bush and arrested. He remains in police custody at this time.