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  1. R_1000

    R_1000 First Class Member
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    I came home last night around 1am from a ride. As I turned into my street I saw 5 lads all hooded up trying to steal a scooter. I went straight home (stone throw away from where the crime was taking place) parked my bike and ran back to the street and found those parasites. I screamed at the top of my lungs and just ran straight to them. They panicked dropped the scooter on the floor and took off. Called the police and they bought in a dog unit. Apparently they think they may have caught one.

    I was told it was silly to run up to 5 blokes looking for a fight as they might have been armed. I was just so angry they are trying to steal something and I just went for it. Agree....it could have gone bad for me. But hey.....had I not done anything then it would have eaten me up forever.

    It all ended well.....one scooter saved....

    Keep your eyes peeled out there and don't let these parasites get away.
     
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  2. Yorkshireman

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    Good man, shame more people don’t get stuck in. They’d rather stand and do fuck all except video it and put it on YouTube. Well done.
     
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  3. andyc1

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    Good on ya!
     
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  4. dilligaf

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    Well done you mate :cool:
    I’ve done similar stuff in the past....can’t just stand by :triumph:
     
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  5. R_1000

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    Thank you all. I am not brave or anything like that but I just cannot stand idle when something bad is happening. The funny thing is I'm glad when they legged it otherwise I probably would have been at the receiving end. But that's OK with me knowing in my heart that I tried to do the right thing. I'm glad the owner still has his scooter. The police called me today and asked if I knew of any CCTVs. There are couple on my street and it definitely would have covered these scums running. I have passed the details over to the officers. Let's just hope they make an effort to identify these parasites.
     
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  6. Bad Billy

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    Fair play mate, brave thing to do, glad it ended well & a theft was foiled, all we need is for the rest of the population to do the same & thieving scum might think twice!
     
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  7. stinger

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    Good one, you definitely did the right thing.
     
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  8. mark scarrott

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    well done mate, glad it ended safely for you.
     
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  9. Pete Farrell

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    You should be given the OBE that,hopefully, will now not be given to that useless tosspot who was in charge of Northern (I think) rail.
     
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  10. Bikerman

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    Well done that man, I think that's how the SAS scare the shit out of their targets. Hope their pants were well and truly messed.
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  12. Wessa

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    Nice one, I'm sure the owner was well pleased.....
    Wessa
     
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  13. R_1000

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    Thank you all. I'm certain each and every one of you would have dealt with this the same way. I know that none of you will ignore a crime and walk on by.

    It was 1am with poor lighting and dead quiet street. I came out of nowhere screaming and running towards them just freaked them out. I mean these guys were fit.....they were bloody fast. They bloody took off down the streets disappeared in matter of seconds!

    When I pulled out my mobile to call the police, I realised my hands were shaking from adrenaline.
     
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  14. R_1000

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  15. Stan Field

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    Well done Sir, running at them was a smart move, always puts the crap up those cowardly little oiks, and as has been said, it's a shame more people don't confront these retards but with the increase in weapons carrying its dodgy.
     
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  16. Bikerman

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    Just shows you how spineless they really are, faced with the unknown, in your case, running at them and screaming.
    Again fair play to you for doing what you did.
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  17. Dave C

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    Hats off to you mate, too many of these scumbags getting away with it, glad it was a good outcome for yourself and the scooter owner.
     
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  18. Jamie101

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    Well done mate, shame you didn’t get any boot to head action, sometimes it’s all these scum bags understand. Good on you.
     
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  19. Exuptoy

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    Well done fella, shame is if you'd had a lump of 2 by 2 and clumped one of them you'd be incarcerated just now and they'd be quick enough taking you all the way through the courts. System's fu6ked!
     
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  20. littleade

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    Well done, though personally I don't know if I'd be prepared to intervene directly when on my own and massively outnumbered to protect someone else's property as the low life that do such things often don't play by the rules the rest of us do. As the saying goes don't take a knife to a gunfight
     
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