Police to target riders

RESIDENTS in Buntingford claim they are being plagued by a noisy group of teenage motorcyclists. The youngsters are said to be causing a disturbance by riding 50cc motorcycles and leaving litter in the area. Town clerk Jill Jones: It s not that they are

RESIDENTS in Buntingford claim they are being plagued by a noisy group of teenage motorcyclists.

The youngsters are said to be causing a disturbance by riding 50cc motorcycles and leaving litter in the area.

Town clerk Jill Jones: "It's not that they are causing damage but it's the noise.

"They rev their engines and they can be intimidating."


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The areas where the youths congregate are at the Seth Ward Centre, the Somerfield car park, the Co-op car park and Norfolk Road Playing Fields.

Police are collating information and a warning letter is being produced.

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PCSO Francis Higgins said: "We have got the index numbers of some of the registered bike owners and we will be issuing road traffic warnings which state you can not ride a motorised vehicle in a public place in an anti-social manner."

- In the last week, thieves have taken bedding plants from a property in Church Lane, Buntingford, and hanging baskets from the Jolly Sailors pub.

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