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Nuisance quad bike and off road bike seized in Broadgate

Posted on - 31st January, 2024 - 9:44am | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Crime, Preston News
The off road bike and quad bike being seized by police Pic: Preston Police

A set of off-road bikes causing a nuisance in the Broadgate area has been seized by police.

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Preston Police were on patrol during Tuesday (30 January) evening and became aware of a motorbike being ridden dangerously.

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The bike – which was found not to be road legal – was found in the back garden of a property in the Broadgate area along with a quad bike which police say was involved in incidents of anti-social behaviour in recent weeks.

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Inspector Dave Byrne from Preston’s Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “It’s good to see that two vehicles causing nuisance have been taken off the roads and are no longer likely to cause issues for people going about their daily business.

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“We will continue to tackle the issues and concerns raised to us by our residents and I would encourage people to report these sorts of incidents to us so that we can work to address them.”

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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden said: “Anti-social behaviour is a blight on our communities and an issue that residents repeatedly raise with me, which is why I have made it a priority in my Fighting Crime Plan for Lancashire.

“I’m absolutely committed to cracking down on anti-social behaviour and I will continue to work closely with the Chief Constable to ensure the Constabulary has the resources needed to get tough on ASB and keep our communities safe.”

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