A SCRAMBLER bike was seized by police after it was spotted being driven at high speed along the canal path in Sale yesterday afternoon.

An officer was called to the canal bank close to Sale Waterside around noon on Wednesday May 10.

He blocked the canal path and stopped the scrambler and the young man driving the bike fled on foot.

“The rider had no thought for other pedestrians and children at around midday on the narrow canal path,” said a spokesperson for GMP Trafford South.

“The bike was seized and is most likely going to be crushed.”

Police are urging anyone who sees off road bikes to report them to 101, providing as much description as you can for the rider and the bike.