Police in Leeds stop quad bike believed to have been stolen by tactical contact

A quad bike which was believed to have been stolen was seized by police after tactical contact.

By Daniel Sheridan
Saturday, 29th June 2019, 4:19 pm

West Yorkshire Police Officer PC Pearson said the quad was stopped on Baildon Road yesterday (June 28).

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In a twitter post, he put: "If your illegal on a bike....you will be stopped!!!"

In a later post, the police officer defended his actions after the original tweet 'drew some attention'.

He clarified: "This has drawn some attention, so to clarify. Using the NDM we can/will pursue quads and motorcycles.We can/will use contact where needed to avoid a pursuit. We can/will keep you safe and take these vehicles off our streets!