Friday, June 30, 2006

Arresting fear

Police won't chase if thief has no helmet
By Richard Savill
(Filed: 30/06/2006)

Police refused to chase a thief who had stolen a moped because the youth was not wearing a helmet, the victim said yesterday.
Max Foster, 18, said officers told him they feared being sued if the thief fell off the moped and injured himself.
The thief escaped on the £1,200 moped, which was only insured third party. Mr Foster, of Coleford, Somerset, uses his Gilera 180cc to commute to work in Bath.

Daily Telegraph


Blogger gazza27 said...

A way around not getting sued by him would be to shoot the little bastard?

8:20 PM  
Blogger ByronB said...

Actually, that might work - this fellow did a Tony Martin and got away with it!

12:30 PM  

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