A POLICE swoop on motorcycle tearaways was last night hailed a success.

Three motorcyclists were issued with notices warning them that their driving was causing alarm and distress to residents.

Two motorbikes were seized and a rider was arrested on a stolen motorcycle.

Inspector Andrew Bright, of Cleveland Police, said there will be no let-up in the operation, which targeted Eston, Ormesby, South Bank and Grangetown over the Easter break.