AN off-road bike has been seized by police in North Cumbria. 

The vehicle was being driven illegally on a public road which had raised concerns amongst the public. 

A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: "Carlisle Response Officers 2574 and 3423 have been responding to concerns raised by Brampton residents relating to an off-road bike driving around Gelt Road.

"Rider and vehicle located and vehicle seized under section 165 of the Road Traffic Act. 

"Please keep calling us about any suspicious activity and when possible we will take positive action."