Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2023

Off-road bikes seized after being ridden on pavement outside Prestatyn school

North Wales news and information

Two off-road bikes have been seized after being ridden on the pavement outside a school in Prestatyn. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

North Wales Police were alerted yesterday that the riders of the electric bikes had mounted the pavement as pupils were leaving, causing members of the public to move out of the way. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

They were then seen entering a nearby property and the bikes have since been seized. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

Officers from the force’s roads policing unit have pledged that action will be taken against those responsible. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

Posting on Facebook, they said: “Our enquiries are ongoing but rest assured the riders will be prosecuted for their actions. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“We are committed to bring all those who use these bikes in an anti-social manner and who cause a danger to other road users – including children and pedestrians, to justice. ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

“If you witness similar behaviour in your community please let us know by reporting via 101 or contact us online. You can also report anonymously via Crimestoppers to 0800 555 111.” ‌​‌‌​​​‌‍‌​‌​‌​​​

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