POLICE have seized a moped from an "uninsured" rider.

Officers stopped the rider in Kings Park Road, Southampton last night.

Posting on social media and officer said the rider can expect a court appearance, fine and points on their licence.

It comes as police crackdown on moped-related crime in Southampton.

Earlier in the week a delivery driver was assaulted by a gang of youths in Evenlode Road when he tried to recover his stolen moped.

Last weekend police received multiple reports that tools in vans parked in Coxford, Redbridge and Shirley had been stolen by youths on mopeds.

Daily Echo:

In a message posted on social media Southampton West Neighbourhood Team said they were doing everything they could to tackle moped-related crime.

They said: "We know you are concerned about crimes in the area, specifically relating to anti-social use of mopeds, moped theft and how those riding these bikes may be involved in other crimes."