A MAN was stopped by police after riding an electric unicycle along the hard shoulder of the M6 in Cheshire.

North West Motorway Police officers took to social media today (Saturday, May 29) following the incident.

A tweet stated: "Couldn't quite believe my eyes this morning!

"Multiple calls received about a male on an electric unicycle on the hard shoulder of M6 junction 20 to 19 southbound.

"Located it on CCTV and followed it on to A556.

"Rider stopped and issued TOR for being on the motorway."