Hunt for biker yob

POLICE are on the hunt for a tearaway biker causing havoc on Rotherham’s roads.

Officers from Wentworth South Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) are appealing to the public to help track the nuisance who’s been riding dangerously in the Thrybergh, Dalton and East Herringthorpe area.

The rider is believed by police to have been last seen on Tuesday between 8.15pm and 8.30pm.

A biker, seen wearing a red jacket with white stripes down each arm, dark coloured tracksuit bottoms and a light coloured helmet, was riding a large, orange 'KTM' off-road motorbike without lights and causing a nuisance to resident and pedestrians in the area.

Witnesses  said the biker was riding dangerously and almost hit a young girl and her father as they left  Holy Trinity Church at Dalton.

Sgt Bill Bell from Wentworth South SNT said: “We are appealing for any information about this rider; who it might be, or who the bike belongs to.

“A witness has said they believe the registration is similar to 'W491 SBC' and we would like to hear from anyone who can help us find this nuisance biker, who clearly has little concern for the safety of others.”

Anyone with information should call: 0114 220 2020 and quote reference 1048 of September. 6.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.