The popular Parking like a T*** in Cheshire page on Facebook is continuing to win likes and alienate some by catching on camera questionable parking efforts – including those of Cheshire Constabulary.
Ryan and Neil Jones have been inundated with snaps since they dreamed the page up late last year, but in among the dodgy parallel and bay parks is one image which has ignited quite the debate.
Shared more than 600 times, it shows two police patrol cars parked in parent and child bays in a supermarket car park – which is believed to be that of Winsford’s Asda.
While some Parking like a T*** in Cheshire fans criticised the decision to park in the spaces, many leapt to the defence of the police by suggesting officers were attending the supermarket in a professional capacity.
Which is exactly what the police believe is the most likely reason for parking in bays which are intended to make shopping trips with youngsters easier.
A spokeswoman for Cheshire Constabulary explained: “When officers are called to incidents in town centre locations they try to park their vehicles as considerately as possible, having regard for the access and needs of other road users and pedestrians.
“There are occasions when officers need to park as closely or practically as possible.
“This might be to allow the full opening of doors if a suspect or offender needs to be placed in the back of the vehicle, for example.
“Whilst we do not know the circumstances relating to this particular image, given the absence of a time or date, this is likely to have been the case here.
“Further enquiries are taking place.”
Other honourable mentions in our latest round-up gallery of images submitted to the page include vehicles straddling two or more bays and some cars parked at junctions.
Have you spotted any examples fit for Parking like a T*** in Cheshire? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @ChesterChron.