Motorcyclist leads Canadian cops on wacky chase through mall


How did this actually work?

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)

Miles Klee

Miles Klee

Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions,  and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'