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Motorcyclist and goldfish caught doing 125mph on A47

PUBLISHED: 08:20 04 May 2020 | UPDATED: 13:11 04 May 2020

A goldfish was found in the rucksack of a motorcyclist doing 125mph on the A47   Photo: Steve Adams

A goldfish was found in the rucksack of a motorcyclist doing 125mph on the A47 Photo: Steve Adams

A motorcyclist was found with a goldfish in his rucksack after being caught doing 125mph on one of Norfolk’s main roads.

A motorcyclist was stopped after being spotted travelling at 125mph along the A47. A live fish was found in his rucksack. Picture: NSRAPTA motorcyclist was stopped after being spotted travelling at 125mph along the A47. A live fish was found in his rucksack. Picture: NSRAPT

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) stopped the rider on the A47 on Sunday, May 3.

When officers spoke to the motorcyclist, they were told they had been to collect a pet fish, which was found to be in the rider’s rucksack.

The fish was “alive and well”, police confirmed.

It came on the same day another road user was caught travelling at 127mph along the A47 at Norwich, heading towards Great Yarmouth.

Another speeder was recorded travelling at 98mph by police. Picture: NSRAPTAnother speeder was recorded travelling at 98mph by police. Picture: NSRAPT

The driver was stopped and reported by officers, who discovered the MOT on the vehicle had expired.

Also on Sunday, another speeder was spotted travelling at 98mph along the A47 at Longwater.

“Please slow down,” said NSRAPT on Twitter. “With the lighter traffic you’ll get there sooner anyway.”


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