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Swift police response to complaints of quads and off-road bikes in Telford park

Reports of quads and off-road bikes being ridden around a Telford park saw a swift police response.

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Telford Police posted pictures of Rough Park

Complaints the bikes were disturbing people at Rough Park led to officers heading to the beauty spot. The team posted pictures of a deserted park but included a photo of rubbish strewn near a litter bin.

Telford Police tweeted this afternoon: "SNT Woodside and Madeley have conducted targeted patrols over Rough Park following reports of off-road bikes."

The police team urged anyone who spots off-road bikes or quads being driven antisocially in public places to contact them as clamping down on the problem is a 'policing promise' after 'community engagement'. Often the riders are not legally registered, have licences or are allowed in parks and green spaces.

Telford Police added: "Please report any information regarding quads and off-road bikes to"

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