'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.

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.
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.