A POLICE pressure were blasted for seizing a two-year-old’s toy quad motorbike and taking it away on a TOW TRUCK.
The crimson motor toy – which used to be being performed with by means of two youngsters – used to be taken away by means of law enforcement officials in case it “mowed any person down” in Stoke-On-Trent.
Police have seized a quad motorbike being ridden by means of two youngsters – elderly simply two and 6
Photographs from the scene display Staffordshire Police loading the seized quad motorbike onto the again of a restoration truck
Police loaded the miniature quad motorbike onto a restoration truck – in scenes that have been slammed as “dramatic” and “ridiculous.”
Two children, elderly two and 6, have been stuck taking part in at the motor when the law enforcement officials seized it beneath phase 165 of The Highway Visitors Act.
The toy car used to be seized in Tunstall Park on Thursday, April 21 following the incident at the within sight greenway.
However locals say that the police pressure wish to “get a grip” after the ridiculous ploy.
One outraged onlooker Ian Swift mentioned: “Are you having amusing? I noticed those in Tunstall in this quad and it slightly went quicker than I will be able to stroll.
“Staffordshire Police wish to get a grip as an alternative of creating themselves glance a shaggy dog story.”
Stoke-on-Trent Reside reported that someone else added: “They may have simply mentioned ‘sorry that’s now not allowed right here, please take it house however here’s a listing of puts you’ll be able to use it’.
“Ridiculous, should you inquire from me.”
A 3rd individual Mark Cooper mentioned: “A whole shaggy dog story. There aren’t any phrases for this. I wager the police have been neatly satisfied.”
And Lawrence Stones added: “As an alternative of taking their pleasure and pleasure away, cross and to find actual criminals. A waste of taxpayers’ cash.”
Some onlookers did accept as true with the police’s odd movements – pronouncing that the quad motorcycles may have been bad and harmed different youngsters.
The police mentioned they have been contacting faculties to check out to trace down different youngsters that have been concerned within the “incident.”
Officials didn’t say whether or not the kids have been being supervised by means of an grownup once they have been taking part in at the toy quad motorcycles.
PCSO Michelle Chadwick mentioned: “After calls relating to off-road motorcycles at the greenway close to Tunstall Park, officials have seized a quad motorbike beneath phase 165 of The Highway Visitors Act.
“The motorbike used to be being ridden by means of a two-year-old and a six-year-old on the time.
“Suitable businesses have additionally been knowledgeable and additional enquiries are underway with native faculties to spot different folks concerned within the incident.”
Someone with any details about the incident must name the police on 101.