'Hat-trick' of offences leads to teen having bike seized on Sutton estate

A 16-year-old had their bike seized by police after they were caught riding it in Sutton without a licence, tax or insurance.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 6:07 pm

The teenager was stopped by officers from the Operation Reacher team on the Leamington estate on Wednesday morning.

Writing on Ashfield Police’s Facebook page, a spokesman said officers were ‘surprised to find that the 16-year-old rider didn't hold a licence or insurance’.

"To make it a hat-trick the bike also didn't have tax,” the post read.

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A 16-year-old had their bike seized by police after they were caught riding it in Sutton without a licence, tax or insurance. Photo: Notts Police/Facebook
A 16-year-old had their bike seized by police after they were caught riding it in Sutton without a licence, tax or insurance. Photo: Notts Police/Facebook

The rider was also given a traffic offence report.