Nuisance off-road bike seized after driver attempts to flee from police in Preston

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The driver was detained following a police chase.

An off-road bike was seized following a short police chase in Ribbleton.

Officers patrolling the Moor Nook area spotted a biker attempting to get away from police last Friday.

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An off-road bike was seized following a short police chase in Ribbleton (Credit: Lancashire Police)An off-road bike was seized following a short police chase in Ribbleton (Credit: Lancashire Police)
An off-road bike was seized following a short police chase in Ribbleton (Credit: Lancashire Police) | Lancashire Police

The rider was not fast enough and was detained following a small foot chase.

Police said the bike had been identified as causing anti-social behaviour in the area.

“The driver of the bike is being dealt with and the bike has been seized,” a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

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“We will continue to tackle motorbikes in Preston and target those who think it acceptable to use motorbikes illegally within the community.”

If you have any concerns about crime or anti-social behaviour in your area, call police on 101 or report it online at https://doitonline.lancashire.police.uk/.

Always call 999 in an emergency.