Motorcyclist with L-plates caught ‘pulling wheelie’ on Sheffield estate
A motorcyclist with L-plates has been accused of ‘treating the public highway as a playground’ after being caught pulling a wheelie in Sheffield.
Police said the driver was caught carrying out the trick in full view of a police officer on the Woodthorpe estate at about midday today and his bike was seized.
In a statement, posted alongside a photo of the confiscated bike, they said: “Pulling a wheelie and using the public highway as your playground, especially during the school holidays, in view of a police officer is never a good idea.
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“We'll look after it for you. One less nuisance motorcycle putting kids at risk on the Woodthorpe estate.”
Officers added that the driver had previously received a warning notice and his bike was seized to prevent him causing further anti-social behaviour.
“He will be able to get it back, but if he continues with this manner of behaviour, he may suffer further consequences,” they said.