A MOTORBIKE which was being ridden in a nuisance manner and on pavements in Atherton has been seized by police.

Traffic officers received information on Saturday that a motorcycle was being ridden on pavements and being a nuisance in Atherton.

The bike was spotted near to the guided busway on Mort Lane, Tyldesley.

Police say that the rider was found to have no insurance.

The motorbike, which bore an L plate, seized and the rider was reported, say officers.