A drunken disabled man has been banned from his scooter

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An unconscious disabled man was found under the influence of alcohol at the wheel of his mobility scooter by a police community support officer.

Mr Yusef Khalifa 52 of Old Colwyn, Gwynedd, admitted he had polished off two bottles of wine before going out on his mobility scooter, Llandudno magistrates heard.

He admitted being in charge of a mechanically-propelled vehicle when he was three times over the drink drive limit and also admitted to having a folding knife.

He was found guilty and banned from driving any vehicle for six months.

Mr Yusef Khalifa was also handed a six-month community order, along with a fine and legal costs coming to a total of £385.

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