A MOTORBIKE was seized after its rider possessed the incorrect license.

West Yorkshire Police officers from the Leeds District Off-Road Bike Team made the discovery in Pudsey.

The rider only possessed a provisional license (CBT), permitting the operation of a motorcycle up to 125cc with L plates.

The bike they were riding was a 1200cc.

A spokesperson for the force said: "As a result, the bike was seized, and the rider was reported for riding without insurance and for operating the vehicle in a manner otherwise in accordance with their license."

The spokesperson added: "Riding within the legal limits is crucial for everyone's safety on the roads."