Police in Gedling seized vehicles and warned moped riders about anti-social behaviour in a day of action.
The Gedling South Neighbourhood Policing Team spent yesterday (March 31) reacting to issues raised by the public in the last 24 hours.
Two mopeds were seen in the Netherfield area and were spotted a few minutes later by officers in Cavendish Drive, Carlton, as the riders were pulling wheelies.The two riders were spoken to by officers and issued with traffic offence reports as well as Section 59 warning notices. They were also further warned about the risks and their general riding conduct.Utilising Section 59 powers means that if the anti-social driving/riding continues after the warning is issued police have the power to seize vehicles.
A Mercedes Sprinter van was also seized in Southdale Drive that was in a poor condition. The vehicle was showing no insurance, no MOT and no tax since 2019.
A further vehicle was seized in the Oakdale Road area which was believed to be displayed cloned plates. Enquiries are ongoing.
Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Becky O’Connor said: “We take reports of anti-social behaviour seriously and we’re asking people to continue to tell us about any incidents or concerns so we can investigate and take appropriate action.
“Any information around suspect vehicles can be reported to Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency call 999.