Bike seized on Wellingborough estate after tip-offs from the public

The seizure comes as officers are targeting motorbike nuisance in the town

By Stephanie Weaver
Thursday, 11th June 2020, 1:19 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th June 2020, 1:22 pm

This quad bike has been seized by police as part of their efforts to crackdown on motorbike nuisance in Wellingborough.

Earlier today the Northants Telegraph reported how officers were targeting areas where there have been complaints about motorbikes causing trouble in the parks, open spaces and on the roads.

Police have highlighted Queensway and Croyland as hotspots for the problem.

And these pictures of a bike seized on the Queensway estate last night (Wednesday) are proof that information from the public can help them track down the bikes being ridden anti-socially.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "This incident started last night at about 8.30pm when we got a call that a quad bike was being driven in Kiln Way in an anti-social manner.

"15 mins later we got another call about the same quad bike seen to be being driven in Brickhill Road in the same manner.

"We deployed and seized the quad bike at about 9.15pm for having no insurance.

This quad bike was seized by police last night (Wednesday)

"It is a great example of public reports taking anti-social behaviour off our streets."

It is not yet known what will happen to the bike.

To read more about the police's efforts to tackle motorbike nuisance in Wellingborough, click here

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