Beyond that, the remaining weeks will be targeted to checks on motorcyclists and mopeds
so as to limit as far as possible the number of deaths."
"Officers established that a male suspect had driven off on the stolen moped
along with another man who was on a white moped
after the robbery took place on Springfield Road shortly after 11am.
gang of brazen robbers sprayed fire extinguishers at police to escape
"He got knocked off a moped
he'd hired in what we think may have been a hit-and-run accident," she added.
West Midlands Police confirmed that the rider of the moped
- a 17-year-old male, was thrown from his bike.
The aftermath of a moped
fire in Castle Street, Chester
A spokeswoman for the North East Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 9.40am to reports of a collision between a moped
and a car.
Mrs May said, "Moped
crime has been an issue of concern for some time now, as it has been growing in certain areas, in particular London."One recent victim was the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, whose phone was grabbed in a moped
THERESA May has backed patrol cops who ram smash-and-grab criminals fleeing on mopeds
"So, our message is clear: we can, we will and we do target those involved in moped
and motorcycle crime at every opportunity."
It comes after Metropolitan Police figures reveal that moped
offences in London have more than halved as a result of targeted police operations, supported by a range of work driven forward by the taskforce.
A Met spokeswoman said officers spotted a moped