12 UNTAXED vehicles were seized during a police operation in an area of the Bradford district.

Officers took the action after concerns were raised by residents and councillors in Keighley.

West Yorkshire Police's joint operation, with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), took place on Tuesday. 

The vehicles, including an Audi, BMW, and Mercedes van, were seized from various locations in Keighley.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Following concerns raised by residents and local district councillors, officers from Keighley Neighbourhood Policing Team, in a joint operation with the DVLA, seized 12 untaxed vehicles.

"The vehicles were seized from various locations across the Keighley area.

"A similar operation was conducted recently resulting in 24 vehicles being seized over two days.

"Further operations are being planned for this year.

"If you believe there is an untaxed vehicle in your area, you can report it online at www.gov.uk/report-untaxed."