Man arrested for being ‘drunk in charge of a horse’

9 Aug 2017 @ 12.15 pm
| Crime, News

A man will appear at a York court later this month charged with being drunk in charge of a horse.

The 49-year-old man, from Sherburn in Elmet, will appear at York Magistrates Court on Friday, August 18.

He is charged with being drunk whilst in charge of a horse in Low Street, South Milford, on July 30, contrary to section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872.

He was arrested by a police officer after being seen in a cart harnessed up to a horse.