Two Newton Aycliffe police and community support officers had a busy Saturday from off road bikers to saving a baby seagull in the middle of a road.

PCSOs Steve Kipling and Will Todd were first called out to an off-road bike that had been reported for anti-social behaviour.

Driving away from seizing the bike they saw a baby seagull lying in the middle of a 60mph road.

They managed to get it off the road and took it to a vets to look after it.

A Newton Aycliffe Police spokesperson said: "Firstly, they were called to a report of an off-road bike causing a nuisance.

"They managed to seize this bike shortly after the call was made.

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"Shortly after, they noticed this baby seagull lying injured in the middle of a 60mph road.

"They managed to get it off the road, and after a quick phone call the baby seagull was in the safe hands of the vets getting looked after.

"A big thanks to Wear Referrals for helping out with this."