'Pride and joy' bike seized by police in Doncaster clampdown on off-road biking

Police in Doncaster say they will seize bikers’ ‘pride and joy’ bikes in a bid to clamp down on illegal and off-road biking in the town.

By Darren Burke
Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 10:52 am

The warning comes after officers seized this bike in Conisbrough yesterday.

A spokesman for Doncaster West Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “This bike was seized in Conisbrough after being found being ridde illegally around Edlington and Conisbrough.

"If we find you riding illegally, there is a likelihood that your 'pride and joy' will be seized.

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The bike was seized by police in Conisbrough.

"Believe it or not, there are plenty of sites throughout South Yorkshire where you can enjoy this 'hobby' – if you don't believe us, Google it.

"If something's worth doing, then it's worth doing right.”

Police in South Yorkshire have launched a number of recent operations tackling off-road biking, particularly in the Conisbrough area, where riders have been destroying farmers’ fields on their machines.

Anyone wanting to report incidents can contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.