Moped rider jumps light to evade police during A146 chase

Police gave chase along the A146 but were forced to abort the pursuit due to safety reasons. Picture

Police gave chase along the A146 but were forced to abort the pursuit due to safety reasons. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

A moped rider jumped a red light to evade police during a chase on the A146, near Norwich.

Police attempted to stop the rider on the Norwich-bound carriageway of the A146, between Bungay Road and Martineau Lane, at about 3.15pm on Sunday, June 9.

The rider, who was wearing a black tracksuit and on a black moped, did not stop.

Police gave chase along the A146 but were forced to abort the pursuit due to safety reasons.

A Norfolk police spokesperson said the rider is believed to have jumped the red traffic lights on the slip road of the A146/A47 before heading in the direction of the city.


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Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the pursuit and has information or dash camera footage.

-Anyone with information should contact PC Ben Pitman at Norfolk Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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