York police hunt for dangerous motorcyclist

motorcyclist_yorkA motorcycle with two occupants was spotted on Thursday by police driving at approximately 200 km/h on Mulcok Drive, west of Harry Walker Parkway in the Town of Newmarket.

Police lost sight of the motorcycle as it turned south on Leslie Street and once again accelerated to a high rate of speed. The motorcycle was located as it was stopped at a red light on Ivsbridge Boulevard. When the rider noticed police he quickly accelerated north on Leslie Street and continued to travel at a high rate of speed east onto Mulock Drive, then south onto Highway 404 where police once again lost sight of the motorcycle.

The York Regional Police Traffic Enforcement Unit is seeking public assistance to identify the rider of the  motorcycle.

Officers attended a nearby gas station located in the area of Mulock Drive and Harry Walker Parkway and determined that the driver of the motorcycle had been inside the gas station prior to his dangerous ride around Newmarket.

Investigators have isolated images of the suspect from video surveillance and are releasing pictures and requesting public assistance to identify the suspect.

Suspect Description:

  • Male, black
  • 22 to 32 years
  • 5’10”
  • Wearing a black bandana, black Manchester United jacket, green cargo pants and blue and white running shoes

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Traffic Enforcement Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7703, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS

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