Hooded moped riders rampage through a playpark

By Richard Spillett, Crime Correspondent For Mailonline

Published: 13:41 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 13:42 BST, 1 August 2017

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These were the shocking scenes in a public park in Luton this week when motorbike yobs sped around on the grass just yards from young children.

Three men on mopeds drove around the park in the Hockwell Ring area of Luton yesterday, as a mother clutched her son to her.

Locals in the area fear someone could be killed by nuisance moped riders if more is not done to tackled the problem.

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

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

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

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

The photos, taken near the Hockwell Community Centre yesterday afternoon, show a young girl playing just yards from where the moped riders

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