Police close 'bunnyfields' in Calverley Leeds following anti social behaviour and nuisance bikes
Police have obtained a closure order on the private land known as the 'bunnyfields' in Calverley.
It follows a spate of anti-social behaviour (ASB) and nuisance riders on the land, along the Leeds and Bradford Border in Ravenscliffe Woods.
Officers have received several reports of nuisance quad bikes and motorbikes in recent months and caught two riders on the fields in March.
The closure order makes it illegal for anyone to enter the land, except those with the permission of the landowner, farmer or emergency workers.
The order is in place for three months and anyone who breaches it risks facing arrest.
It has been put in place by West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council Anti Social Behaviour Team.
A spokesperson for the force said: "Following reports of ASB and nuisance caused by off-road motorbikes and quads along the Leeds and Bradford Border at Ravenscliffe Woods; West Yorkshire Police and Leeds Anti Social Behaviour Team have gained a Closure Order on the private land known locally as the ‘Bunnyfields’ in Calverley.
"It is an offence for anyone except those with permission of the landowner, farmer or emergency workers to enter the land for the next three months, breach of the order can lead to arrest."
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