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Motorcyclist leads Canadian cops on wacky chase through mall

How did this actually work?


Miles Klee


Posted on Mar 14, 2015   Updated on May 29, 2021, 7:38 am CDT

Last month, the police of Surrey, British Columbia, attempted to stop a motorcyclist who was driving recklessly in the area—and failed. Why? Because he sped through a freaking mall and down a moving escalator. 

No one was injured in the absurd chase, the Calgary Sun reports, though bystanders were alarmed and amazed at the biker’s escape strategy. Even the cops were in awe. “Holy shit!” cries an officer as the rebel rides out of Guildford Town Centre Mall. “So’d he drive through Walmart on a motorbike?” asks another, prompting an irritable “Yes!” from his colleague.

The real action lies between the 1:37 and 2:00 marks, if you’re the impatient type:

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At least he was wearing his helmet, eh?

H/T Gawker | Photo via Ronald Saunders/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Mar 14, 2015, 5:42 pm CDT