A driver has been hit with a £100 penalty and three points on his licence – after stopping at a chip shop.
The motorist pulled up outside Weston Road Fish Bar on Weston Road, Stafford, earlier today.
Police said there were spaces a short walk away.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Another driver caught stopping on the Zig zags by Weston Road chippy. His five minute trip to the shop has cost him £100 extra and three points.
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“There were plenty of free spaces 30 seconds walk away. Please park legally and sensibly. The zigzags are there to protect pedestrians.”