Cyclist 74, halted using M25 in Surrey as shortcut

A cyclist found using a section of the M25 as a shortcut, has been stopped by police.

The woman, 74, was on the hard shoulder cycling between junction 10 for Cobham and junction 11 for Chertsey.

Police said she was seen earlier using the motorway as a shortcut at about 14:20 BST, Surrey Police said.

A spokesman said the woman, from New Haw, was given a fixed penalty notice and "words of advice" before her bike was put in the back of a patrol car.

She was then taken to another road to continue her journey.

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