Hooded moped riders rampage through the playpark



Rich Spillett, Crime Correspondent For live24news

13: 41 BST, 1 August 2017

13: 42 BST, 1 August 2017

These were the particular shocking scenes in a general public park in Luton this 7 days when motorbike yobs sped about on the grass just back yards from young children.

Three guys on mopeds drove around the particular park in the Hockwell Band area of Luton yesterday, since a mother clutched her child to her.

Locals in the particular area fear someone could become killed by nuisance moped bikers if more is just not done in order to tackled the problem.

A moped ride speeds past young children playing in a park in Luton yesterday afternoon

A moped ride speeds previous young children playing in the park in Luton yesterday afternoon

Parents protected their children as three men on two bikes rode around the community park

Parents protected their kids as three men on 2 bikes rode around the local community park

The photos, taken near the particular Hockwell Community Centre yesterday mid-day, show a young girl actively playing just yards from where the particular moped riders are passing.

One mother held her young child with her chest while another brought her boy away with the girl arm around him.

Last 30 days, a new girl was rushed in order to hospital in the area right after she was struck by a good off-road bike in the region.

A nearby told the Bedfordshire on Weekend: ‘The amount of nuisance riders in Luton, Dunstable and Houghton Regis is rising. We want the better campaign before someone is definitely killed. ‘

Bedfordshire Police have was adamant they are clamping down upon the issue and also have seized more than 70 bikes with an scheme known as Operation Meteor.

Inspector Jim Goldsmith said last month: ‘Operation Meteor is our dedicated response in order to off road bikers.

‘We identify this kind of anti-social behavior is frustrating for communities which usually is why it was presented, and this is an concern we will continue to keep

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