An Orpington man has been given a month-long driving ban after he was found riding an electric bike illegally.

Jack Wood, 22, was found guilty of five traffic offences at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on July 6.

Wood, from Palewell Close, commit the offences on his e-bike in and around Hoblingwell Recreational ground.

He was also found to be in possession of Class A and B drugs.

The traffic offences included riding the bike otherwise in accordance with a licence, riding without due care and attention, without wearing a helmet, without insurance, and without a number plate fixed to the back of the bike.

He was ordered to pay £481 and disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for one month.

The payment includes £360 in fines, £36 to victim services, and £85 in costs.

This must be paid in instalments starting on August 3, 2022.

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