Watch off-road biker tumble to floor as he tries to flee from police in Cannock
Written by The Newsroom on January 4, 2020
Dramatic footage has captured the moment an off-road biker falls off his vehicle while trying to escape in Cannock.
Officers from Staffordshire Police released the footage from their body cameras of the man – who has since been detained – after the dramatic arrest on Saturday, January 4.
It is believed that the motorist was heading to Chasewater when he was apprehended by officers, a spokesman for the force revealed. You can watch the clip above.
The man, who has not been named, was arrested on suspicion of driving without insurance and testing positive for cocaine.
The dramatic clip begins by showing officers springing from their patrol vehicle and catching the rider off-guard.
As officers begin to run towards the suspect nuisance rider attempts to flee – but is caught on camera falling over.
A spokesman for the force added: “This is the moment the rider of an off-road bike tried to make off from us earlier today in the Cannock Police area.
“No licence or insurance and tested positive for cocaine.
(Image: Staffordshire Police)
“This rider was OFF to ride around Chasewater until we came across him & then he was OFF his bike.”
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