Police want to trace the riders of off-road motorcycles that were seen performing wheelies and driving through red lights in a busy high street.

Officers have released CCTV images of motorbikes spotted being ridden along Loughton High Road at around 4.40pm on Sunday, August 20.

The bikes were said to have carried out wheelies while squeezing between traffic on both sides of the road.

They were also reported to have gone through red traffic lights and were also seen overtaking vehicles dangerously.

Anyone who was there are the time of the incident, or has information on those pictured is asked to call PC Paul Walker at Loughton Police Station on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.