POLICE officers caught a motorist speeding on a key route into Malmesbury this week.

Malmesbury Police officers were conducting speed checks on the B4042, near the Lea Crescent bus stop, on Monday, April 29 and caught one driver travelling at 54mph in a 40mph zone.

A spokesperson for Malmesbury Police said: "Our speed enforcement team carried out a session on Monday in Lea - Lea Crescent and one vehicle has been issued with notices of intended prosecution for excessive speeding.

"Proceedings will now be undertaken to ensure the most appropriate outcome for the offenders takes place, which includes checking for MOT, insurance and point totters.

"Captured footage will be analysed for other offences like seat belts and mobile phone use."