A moped was stolen from outside a house on Alexandra Road in Morecambe.
The red Peugeot speed fighter moped was taken between 8.30pm and 11.30pm on August 2.
The bike was then spotted being ridden by a young man with ginger hair on Banks Crescent on August 6.
It was then recovered after the boy abandoned the bike and ran away.
Call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Police are warning that from Friday, August 16, a number of fines will be increased for traffic offences and a new on the spot report introduced for driving with out due care and consideration.
A police officer has to witness the offences.