Driver stopped in Heckmondwike after young child not properly secured in car

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A driver was issued with a traffic offence report after a young child was found to be seated dangerously in a car

The Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing teams were carrying out night time checks on Leeds Old Road and White Lee Road in Heckmondwike.

The patrols were being carried out after concerns were reported by residents.

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Officers stopped several vehicles for varying speeds with the highest recorded speed of 44mph.

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Officers also issued a traffic offence report after a five-year=old was seated without an appropriate car seat.

A section 59 warning was also handed out to another vehicle with regards to the manner of driving.

The warning which stays with the vehicle and driver for 12 months would give officers powers to seize the vehicle there and then if sighted again in an anti social manner.