'Antisocial' Banbury motorcycle rider dumps bike while being pursued by police

A motorcycle rider being pursued by roads police officers for ‘anti-social riding’ dumped the machine and escaped before they could catch him.

By Roseanne Edwards
Monday, 16th May 2022, 3:07 pm
Updated Monday, 16th May 2022, 3:07 pm
This is the motor scooter retrieved by police after it was dumped by an 'anti-social' rider
This is the motor scooter retrieved by police after it was dumped by an 'anti-social' rider

Police retrieved the motor scooter which has been retained.

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The Thames Valley Police Roads Policing team tweeted: “Reports of anti social riding in Banbury. Officers located this vehicle but the driver did not want to stop and speak to officers before riding off and dumping it. Vehicle has been seized and recovered.”

It is understood the bike rider has as yet not been identified.