‘You deserve it you b******!’ Moment ‘scooter thief’ asks witness to call him an ambulance after he and his accomplice crash into a parked car
- Two suspected scooter thieves were confronted by the public in Manchester
- The two youths claimed the 21-plate bike was ‘broken’ and ‘left for years’
- After crashing, one of the pair asks a witness to call him an ambulance
A suspected scooter thief who was filmed crashing into a parked car asked witnesses to call him an ambulance – complaining he had injured his finger.
Footage filmed on October 14, shows two youths being chased and challenged after they were spotted wheeling a scooter across a road in the Old Trafford area of Manchester.
A few children remark that the bike is being stolen and Abbas Warya, who was walking his dog, give chase challenging the youths to return the bike.
One of the suspects claim the bike has ‘already been broke’ and had been abandoned ‘for years’.
Both youths denied stealing the bike while trying to make their getaway. Neither of the boys were wearing a helmet.
Members of the public confronted a pair of suspected scooter thieves in Old Trafford, Manchester at 5.45pm on October 14
The two suspects crashed while trying to escape on the scooter in the Old Trafford area of Manchester
The pair lost control after clipping the kerb while turning left at this junction on October 14
The 125cc scooter which has a top speed of 50mph slid sideways and slammed into the car
Both suspected thieves were left sprawled on the tarmac before one quickly jumped off and escaped towards Stretford Road on the bike leaving his accomplice behind
However, the Good Samaritan told the boys the bike couldn’t have been abandoned for years as it was ‘a 21-plate’.
One of the suspects manages to start the £2,500, 125cc Chinese scooter.
The pair try to escape along Hamilton Street before turning left onto Cornbrook Street when they lost control after clipping the kerb and sliding into the side of a parked car.
One of the suspects picks the scooter up from the ground and rides off, leaving his injured accomplice behind.
The remaining youth can be seen limping before sitting down on the pavement and asking for someone to call him an ambulance as he had injured his finger.
The man responds to the appeal for help by telling the suspect: ‘You deserve that, you b******!’
The second suspect manages to ride unsteadily in the direction of Stretford Road.
Greater Manchester Police told MailOnline that officers were called to Cornbrook Street at 5.45pm on October 14 to investigate reports of a scooter which failed to stop after colliding with a parked car.
Officers are appealing for information from members of the public. Anyone who is able to assist the investigation is asked to call 101 or use GMP’s live chat facility on their website.
One of the suspects, left, abandoned his accomplice, right, after the crash
Abbas Warya, who was walking his bike, challenged the youths about the scooter’s ownership
One of the suspects, pictured, pleads with witnesses to call him an ambulance as he injured his finger