Baby discovered with no seat belt on in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 11:30 12 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:31 12 December 2017

This car was stopped in Travellers Lane, Hatfield.
Picture: BCH Road Policing.

This car was stopped in Travellers Lane, Hatfield. Picture: BCH Road Policing.


A driver and adult passenger have been reported for driving offences after police discovered a 10-month-old baby with no seat belt.

The pair were stopped in Travellers Lane in a silver car.

BCH Road Policing tweeted: “Unrestrained baby and mother in rear seat.

“Very poor road conditions, driver and adult passenger reported for both offences.”

The police have issued a number or road safety warnings since the snow fell over the weekend and yesterday.

The Met Office is also continuing to issue a yellow weather warning for Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield, stating: “There is risk of icy stretches on untreated surfaces this morning.

“Maximum temperature 2 °C.”

Tonight is expected to be dry and clear with temperatures dropping quickly.

Overnight is set to be milder with possible rain and a minimum temperature -2 °C.

For tomorrow, the Met Office states: “Any residual overnight cloud and rain will soon clear, then dry and bright for a while before showers or longer spells of rain spread east through the afternoon, sometimes heavy.

“Maximum temperature 6 °C.”

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