July 16, 2014 1:53 pm
Updated: July 16, 2014 2:04 pm

WATCH: Thieves take stolen go karts on joyride in downtown Toronto


WATCH: Toronto police arrest four people after go karts stolen from Polson Pier.

TORONTO – Toronto’s annual Honda Indy race came a few days early for several people who managed to take a joy ride on stolen go karts in the city’s downtown core early Wednesday morning.

The small vehicles were allegedly stolen from Go-Karts at Polson Pier located on Cherry Street just before 3 a.m.

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“We got a call from metro police services saying there have been a break-in at the go kart track,” Go-Karts co-owner Bob Clark told Global News.

“They had chased a number of young fellows on go karts on Queens Quay.”

Police say they were able to recover the vehicles but the thieves escaped.

VIDEO: Go-Kart at Polson Pier owner Bob Clark is interviewed by Global News about four vehicles stolen from his race track in downtown Toronto.

“The good news is it’ll force us to update our security,” said Clark. “We do have cameras so we can hopefully get some pictures of what exactly happened.”

Clark told Global News the thieves also left their bicycles at the racetrack.

There’s no word yet on any suspect descriptions.

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