Police seek to identify motorcyclist after short pursuit in Innisfil

Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a motorcyclist after a brief pursuit in Innisfil. South Simcoe Police / File / Twitter

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a motorcycle involved in a brief chase in Innisfil.

According to the South Simcoe Police, on Saturday at around 8:30 p.m., an officer was en route to a medical assistance call and had the sirens on in order to pass several vehicles.

Police say while other cars pulled to the side to let the police cruiser through, a motorcycle accelerated quickly.

According to police, the officer pursued the motorcycle briefly, but called the chase off shortly after.

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Police say the motorcycle was later found abandoned in a plaza on Innisfil Beach Road and the 20th Sideroad.

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Officers say the motorcycle is lime green and white with the license plate 369R6.

Police say the driver, who appeared to be male, was wearing a black and gold patterned helmet.

Anyone with information about the motorcycle or the driver is asked to please contact the South Simcoe police at 705-436-2141 or 905-775-3311. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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