Castleford father took 8-year-old son on illegal motorcycle ride

A Castleford man lost control of his illegal motorcycle while his 8-year-old son was on board. Picture: West Yorkshire Police
A Castleford man lost control of his illegal motorcycle while his 8-year-old son was on board. Picture: West Yorkshire Police

A Castleford man lost control of his illegal motorcycle while his 8-year-old son was on board.

The man had taken his son for a ride around the town and lost control on a junction, police said.

In a post shared to Facebook, West Yorkshire Police's Off-Road biking team said they had seized the bike and reported the dad to court for motoring offences and to other partner agencies.

The child was wearing a helmet, and there were no serious injuries in the incident.