Police anger after car stopped in Burnley found two little children standing on back seat

Officers stopped this car yesterday to discover a two-year-old and four-year-old standing on the rear seat. In fact, the vehicle wasn't even fitted with child seats.
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The driver is now facing points and a social services referral.

A spokesman for Burnley and Padiham Police took to Facebook to express their shock and fury: "You can probably imagine our ire when we stopped this vehicle to find two children aged two and four stood on the back seat unrestrained. The vehicle wasn’t even fitted with child seats.

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"The driver claimed he was taking them into town to buy some.

Police stopped the vehicle yesterdayPolice stopped the vehicle yesterday
Police stopped the vehicle yesterday

"Needless to say, this is extremely dangerous and the driver is facing points and a Social Services referral.

"You can find information relating to child seats and the law by logging onto https://www.gov.uk/child-car-seats-the-rules."