Quad bike seized after being ridden 'recklessly' near Hartlepool's West View Primary School

Police officers have seized a quad bike after it was ridden ‘recklessly’ near a Hartlepool primary school and parked cars.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 1:48 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 10:49 am
The blue quad bike has been seized. Picture by Cleveland Police
The blue quad bike has been seized. Picture by Cleveland Police

On Tuesday, January 14, a youth rode a blue quad bike ‘recklessly’ around Jones Road and Davison Drive outside of West View Primary School.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: “The young male rider attempted to evade officers and in doing so the chain snapped on the vehicle.

“The youth then jumped from the moving quad and left it to continue to roll towards parked vehicles in Runciman Road.

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“Fortunately, the quad narrowly missed the parked cars and stopped just short of a house fence.”

Officers seized the vehicle following and thankfully, no damage was caused to anything nearby.

The Force has claimed that this incident has highlighted the dangers posed by the anti-social use of vehicles in the town and local communities.