A mini quad bike described as "noisiest mini quad bike in the history of mini quads" has been seized by police today.

Burnley and Padiham police announced via their Facebook page that they had taken the mini bike away after reports from disgruntled local residents.

It was seized from the Cleaver Street area of Burnley this afternoon by Burnley North NPT.

The Facebook post said: "Probably the noisiest mini quad bike in the history of mini quads, seized today around the area of Cleaver street, Burnley, by Burnley North NPT.

"Hopefully local residents will have a peaceful sunny evening tonight."

The post continued, to say that if people do discover these types of vehicles being driven around, and are causing a nuisance, they should keep reporting it to the police.

It said: "Please continue reporting these incidents, we are trying."