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Glusburn – Eastburn: Appeal for footage of moped after rider arrested

Last modified: 19 May 2021 at 03:28pm

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage of a black and grey moped with a pillion passenger as it travelled along Colne Road, Glusburn to Knotts Lane in Eastburn near Cross Hills.

The incident began on Colne Road  just before 4pm on Monday 17 May when officers became concerned about the manner of driving of a moped ridden by two people.

The moped failed to stop for officers and began travelling at speed. It was later found abandoned in Knotts Lane in Eastburn, the rider and passenger having ran off.

Following a search on foot, officers found one suspect, a 17-year-old boy from Bradford and he was arrested on Chapel Road, Steeton on suspicion of numerous offences including dangerous driving and failing to stop for the police . He has since been release while under investigation.

Officers are appealing to anyone who saw the pair riding the moped and to anyone with dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage of the incident or riders.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Andrew Ingram or extension 31552. You can also email Andrew.Ingram@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210119851


Contact details:
Andrew Ingram - #1552
Andrew.Ingram@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 31552
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