Off-road bikes have been reported to be on playing fields in Breightmet, following a spate of reports across Bolton and Bury.

They were reported to police to be on New House Farm Playing Fields however they had already left in the 15 minutes it took for police to arrive.

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Officers urge people to contact Greater Manchester Police if they see anyone using off road bikes illegally.

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A spokesperson for GMP Bolton North said: “The Bolton North Neighbourhood Team have just responded to a report of off-road bikes on New House Farm Playing Fields in Breightmet.

“Officers arrived within 15 minutes, but the bikes had already left.

“If you know who is using off-road bikes illegally, contact GMP.”

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