Car impounded after fast food trip

A late-night trip to McDonald's resulted in a man's car being impounded and him facing a charge.

Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond said officers recognised a car they stopped several weeks ago being driven in Crawford St in Dunedin about 11.15pm on Wednesday.

As a result of the previous interaction, the 19-year-old driver was disqualified for drink-driving, Bond said.

After being caught behind the wheel again last night, his car was impounded  and he would appear in court on a charge of driving while disqualified.

The man told officers that he was on his way to McDonald's, Bond said.

oscar.francis@odt.co.nz

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