Police team seize motorbike driven dangerously in Hartlepool

A motorbike has been seized in the Rift House area of Hartlepool after being driven dangerously in the town.

Friday, 23rd August 2019, 7:54 am
Updated Friday, 23rd August 2019, 6:09 pm
The motorbike was seized

On the morning of Thursday, August 23, Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police received numerous calls reporting an off-road motorbike that was driving in a dangerous manner around the Rift House estate of the town.

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The bike and its riders, who were described as causing a nuisance, were located by PCSOs. They were found on the the rugby club fields in the area.

A spokesperson for Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team said: "Upon sighting the officers, the males made off. However, after a short area search, officers located the bike abandoned in a nearby street."

The bike was then recovered by police on the same day and they assure members of the public that it will no longer be causing a nuisance to the residents nearby.