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Motorbike seized in Longridge after anti-social riding

Posted on - 29th April, 2024 - 9:49am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Longridge, Preston News, Ribble Valley News, Roads, Transport
The seized motorbike
The seized motorbike

A motorbike was seized after being driven in an anti-social manner on more than one occasion in the same place.

Police reported over the weekend that they had seized a motorbike under section 59 of the Police Reform Act. The rider had been given a warning in June 2023 due to their driving on Preston Road in Longridge.

Almost 12 months later, the driver repeated the behaviour and police seized the vehicle as a result.

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A spokesperson for police said: “The rider of this motorbike was warned in June 2023 under S59 due to manner of driving on Preston Road, Longridge.

“The same rider was seen riding in an anti-social manner again on Preston Road, Longridge and as a result the vehicle was seized under S59.”

Vehicles can be seized if the police officer / PCSO reasonably believes that a vehicle is being used in a manner causing, or likely to cause alarm, distress or annoyance to the public

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