Driver accused of pretending to be a police officer appears in court

Thomas Cox appeared at Bristol Magistrates Court today (January 11)

A man appeared in court accused of tricking a motorist into thinking he was a police officer today (January 11).

Thomas Cox, 21 of Quantock Close, Warmley, pleaded not guilty to impersonating an officer at Bristol Magistrates Court.

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It relates to an incident in Fishponds Road in Bristol on December 12.

Cox, who wore glasses and a black t-shirt in the dock, also denied driving while disqualified, but pleaded guilty to driving without insurance.

The case has been adjourned for a trial at the same court on March 3.

Cox was granted unconditional bail.