A MAN who was suspected to be drunk while in charge of a horse and cart is to appear in court.

The 49-year-old was arrested after he was spotted in a cart harnessed up to a horse in Low Street, South Milford, North Yorkshire on July 30.

He will appear at York Magistrates Court on August 18.

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The man, of Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Selby, is charged with being during drunk while in charge of a horse, which is contrary to section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872.