Police crack down on nuisance bikers in Calverley and Pudsey

15 April 2019

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Police have launched a crack down on nuisance bikers who have plagued the residents of the Carr Hills and Calverley Woods in Calverley.

Officers from the Leeds District Off-Road Bike Team responded on Friday to more reports of illegal bikes being used on the fields and the woods of Calverley.

A police helicopter was used to trace a bike and its rider, who were followed to an address in Bradford.

Posting on Facebook, a police spokesperson said:

“The message is simple. Ride illegal bikes you’re gonna get caught.”

PCSOs also seized a bike from the Post Hill area of Pudsey, after reports of off-road motorbikers driving at people walking.

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