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Cricketer Graeme Swann fined for driving offence

Graeme Swann
Image caption Graeme Swann has appeared for England in the current series against the West Indies

England cricketer Graeme Swann has received a £750 fine and six points on his licence for a driving offence.

The 33-year-old bowler was found guilty of failing to identify the driver of a vehicle who was alleged to have committed a traffic offence last year.

Following the trial at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court the Nottinghamshire spinner was also ordered to pay £620 court costs.

The charges related to an offence committed before 9 June, police said.

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