AN off-road bike has been seized as police continue to crack down on anti-social behaviour. in Bolton.

Officers stopped the vehicle on Crompton Close in Hall i' th' Wood.

It was seized after police said it was not insured and the rider was reported.

Sharing a picture of the off-road bike that was taken away on social media, the GMP Bolton North Facebook page explained how the vehicles can be used by law.

A force spokesman said: "Motocross is a recognised skilled recreational sport.

"It can be highly enjoyable as part of a supervised and well-organised event or with a legitimate club.

"There are a number of designated sites where people can ride legally, either by permission of the landowner or as part of a legitimate club."

To report an incident of vehicle nuisance visit Greater Manchester Police's anti-social behaviour website page by clicking here.