A teenager doing 37mph on his push bike in Richmond Park was handed a six-month conditional discharge.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, broke the royal park’s 20mph speed limit when he rode his bike down Sawyers Hill on June 13.

As well as the conditional discharge he was also ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and £85 in costs by Lavender Hill Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, September 12.