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Illegal Dirt bikes seized in Werribee with 16 year old facing charges

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A 16-year-old boy is among two people facing charges over allegedly using illegal dirt bikes around Werribee.

The discovery led to the arrest of a 39-year-old Werribee woman, who will be called to court at a later date on several charges

Police say they have been actively patrolling the Riverwalk Estate area, in response to numerous complaints from locals.

The boy will also face Werribee Children’s Court and had his bike seized for 30 days at a cost of more than $1,000.

To ride a motorcycle on Victoria roads or road related areas, the motorcycle must meet the relevant standards, be registered and the rider must have a valid motorcycle license and wear an approved motorcycle helmet.

Wyndham City is continuing the fight against motorbike hooning

Last year then Wyndham Mayor Cr Adele Hegedich said as part of a Memorandum of Understanding, Wyndham City has provided police two bikes since 2017.

If residents are affected by illegal trail bike use on roads or in Council parks and reserves, they should contact the Victoria Police Hoon Hotline on 1800 333 000.

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