A GROUP of people who attended another car meet at Basingstoke Leisure Park were stopped by police.

Basingstoke Cops took to Facebook to share the news about the incident that took place in Euskirchen Way on Saturday, February 24.

One driver, who did not have valid insurance, was handed a ticket.

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The post reads: "Following reports from the public regarding ASB from unauthorised car meets at the Leisure Park on Saturday night, officers from the Basingstoke Neighbourhoods Policing Team attended and as well as dispersing the group one driver received a ticket for driving without valid insurance.

"Hampshire and the IOW Constabulary have no problem with people meeting to show their cars off as long as they do not effect the community. ASB and criminal offences at car meets and whilst travelling to and from will not be tolerated."

The news comes after around 60 cars gathered at a car meet in a Basingstoke supermarket car park leading to reports of anti-social and dangerous driving.

Hampshire Constabulary officers were called at 7.42pm on Sunday, February 18 to a report of the incident at the Asda car park in Brighton Hill.

It was reported that some cars were being used in an anti-social manner. Officers attended the scene and the cars dispersed.

Later that evening, police were alerted to cars gathering at the Leisure Park and Chineham Shopping Centre with dangerous driving being reported at both locations.

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A Hampshire Constabulary police spokesperson said: "Officers launched an investigation and have gathered footage and evidence from both locations and are looking to take action against two drivers.

"Since this was reported to us, officers have been carrying out extensive enquiries and are now appealing to the public for help, specifically in relation to the unauthorised car meet at Asda.

"Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness any anti-social or dangerous driving? Do you have any dashcam footage or CCTV images that may assist our investigation?"

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting the reference number 44240072212.

You can also submit information online at hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report.

Footage of the incident can also be uploaded at hampshire.police.uk/ro/report/rti/rti-beta-2.1/report-a-road-traffic-incident.