4 teenage ‘scoundrels’ have been arrested in Southampton right after the riders of three suspected stolen motorbikes fled law enforcement.
Officers stated they built the arrests on Wednesday afternoon.
Police experienced been termed to Portswood Road at 10.15am on Wednesday – and then observed the rider go via ‘a purple light-weight at pace alongside Higher Street on to Portswood Road’.
The exact same bike was viewed by officers on patrol just just after 2pm crossing Lordswood Road from Dale Valley Highway into Dunkirk Road in a dangerous manner and then thought to have entered Lordswood.
Police from Southampton and Eastleigh neighbourhood teams, website traffic law enforcement and the police helicopter joined the hunt and found two motorbikes – and the teens.
A moped was seized when it was dropped by a rider who hit a useless finish, and a Royal Enfield, was found abandoned in Lordswood.
The adolescents experienced run into a fenced location wherever fuel functions are found.
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“Trapping on their own” in the web page, law enforcement afterwards caught up with them in spite of their endeavours to climb out.
A few Southampton 14-calendar year-previous boys were arrested on suspicion of thieving a motorcycle.
A 15-calendar year-old metropolis boy was arrested in the woods on suspicion of stealing a motor automobile. He was additional arrested for making use of threatening or abusive conduct involving “foul language,” police mentioned.
In a write-up on Southampton Cops Fb Web page, law enforcement claimed: “The four teenage scoundrels will be with us for a even though, ‘assisting with our enquiries’.
“The two motorbikes had been recovered and a 3rd fled the location by way of the containment. That villain is on borrowed time.
“We are fully commited to tackling motorcycle connected criminal offense.
“Even though chasing them by… and in roads is not normally an option, we can still get them. We usually check with for the communities assistance.”
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