Two motorbikes seized by police as clampdown on nuisance motorcylists continues

TWO motorbikes have been seized by police in Marshland as they continue to clampdown on nuisance motorcylists.

A 14-year-old boy has been given a night-time curfew and ordered to attend a Youth Offender’s rehabilitation programme after admitting a number of driving offences, including taking a motor vehicle without consent and failing to stop for police.

It followed his arrest at Middle Level, Tilney St Lawrence, on October 14.

Two off-road bikers were also stopped by PCSOs in Magdalen on October 17 after residents reported a pair riding along the river banks and Stow Road.

One youth was subsequently stopped in Church Close and had his bike seized and dealt with for a number of motoring offences.

Terrington PCSO, Bernie Lee, said: “This is a rural area and off-road biking is a popular pursuit but it must be done within the law, with express permission from the land owner and in a way that doesn’t disturb local residents.”

“People affected by noisy vehicles or those being driven in an anti-social manner, bikes or cars, should report this to police giving as much detail as possible about those responsible, the vehicle, the times and the locations.

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“All of this helps us deal effectively with the problem.”

To report anti-social behaviour to police or to speak to a member of Terrington Safer Neighbourhood Team call 0845 456 4567.