Ryan Ward on his off-road motorbike at traffic lights
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

GMP release video of three-year-old motorbike passenger

Manchester police have released video of a man riding an off-road motorbike with a helmetless three-year-old boy sitting between him and the handlebars.

Ryan Ward, who has admitted child cruelty and dangerous driving, is seen pulling a wheelie at one point in the footage of his ride through Manchester.

Ch Insp Donna Allen of Greater Manchester Police said it "frightens me to death to see... such disregard for the law" and for the child's safety.

Stuart Pollitt reports.

  • 11 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK