A SCOOTER stolen from Brighouse was recovered from an area in Bradford.

The motorcycle was taken from Burnsall Road in the Calderdale town on Wednesday night.

A tracker showed the scooter had travelled to Allerton where the thieves had dumped it in woods near Chellow Dene reservoir.

The motorcycle was then recovered by officers from a muddy embankment to Stoneywood.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Located and recovered within the hour.

"Sadly, a lot of unnecessary damage was caused to the scooter by the thieves."