A MAN was arrested in a busy York street on suspicion of drink driving.

Two North Yorkshire Police vans were seen in Walmgate at just before 2pm on Wednesday.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "Local officers on patrol stopped a blue ford focus believing that the driver was over the prescribed limit.

"A 55 year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and possession of a class C drug. He remains in custody for questioning."

Anyone with information on the incident should phone 101 quoting reference 12180189418.