Biker arrested during remembrance parade in Derbyshire town centre on suspicion of multiple offences

A biker who was stopped on a stolen bike during a Derbyshire remembrance parade was arrested on suspicion of several offences.
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Officers from the Matlock Safer Neighbourhood Team were on patrol on Sunday, November 12 as part of the town’s Remembrance Sunday parade.

An SNT spokesperson said: “Remembrance Sunday is a time to reflect and the Safer Neighbourhood Team were ensuring all attending Matlock's Parade were having a safe time.

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“One person riding the below motorbike thought it would be a great idea to drive against the one way system over the bridge at Crown Square, where a member of public managed to stop them while the SNT made their way to speak to the rider.

A biker was arrested by SNT officers.A biker was arrested by SNT officers.
A biker was arrested by SNT officers.

“However, it was not just a simple chat. On checking the motorbikes registration plate, officers found it to be stolen.”

The rider was then arrested on suspicion of a series of offences – including drug driving, driving without a licence or insurance and dangerous driving.