THAMES Valley Police (TVP) has seized a motorbike in Reading.

The force tweeted to explain it attended a report of males riding a motorbike without helmets in Southcote yesterday.

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The force found a motorbike which the riders "scarpered from upon being snuck up on by our unmarked police car".

TVP said the motorbike was found to be on false plates and stolen 18 months ago in London.