Off-road motorbikes targeted in Sherwood Forest in police operation

Police have targeted off-road motorbikes following complaints about their use in and around Sherwood Forest.

Monday, 27th June 2022, 9:11 am
Updated Monday, 27th June 2022, 9:11 am

Operation Jericho saw officers from the Newark Operation Reacher team carry out high-visibility patrols in the Budby, Clipstone, Edwinstowe and Blidworth area over the weekend.

A team spokesman said it followed ‘numerous reports of off-road motorbikes riding along bridleways and footpaths in the area’.

The spokesman said: “These paths are used regularly by dog walkers and horse riders, as well as local members of the community.

Police carried out high-visibility patrols in the Sherwood Forest area.

“Off-road bikers who drive in an anti-social manner or who put others at risk can expect robust action from police, which can include seizure of your bike and prosecution.”

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Operation Jericho was led by Nottinghamshire Police's Newark Operation Reacher team.