Cherbourg.  He hits a biker, flees… before being found and arrested downtown

Cherbourg. He hits a biker, flees… before being found and arrested downtown

The arrest took place in the city center of Cherbourg. (© La Presse de la Manche)

A man in his 20s to 30s was taken into custody by the police this Thursday, October 27, at the end of the afternoon Cherbourg.

He is suspected of being the driver Jeep Renegade blue, which around 3:30 p.m pushed or bumped into the two-wheeler (the investigation should establish the circumstances) traveling in the direction of Cherbourg, at the entrance to salt tunnel, before escaping.

The injured pilot of the two-wheeler was under the care of the EMS. Her the motorcycle is out of order. The description of the vehicle and the license plate number were given to the police, who started a search list.

Narcotics on board the vehicle

Around 5:20 p.m., the driver was finally spotted by a patrol patrolling the center of Cherbourg. The police detained him on Boulevard Schumanjust before the intersection with Gambetta Street.

Officials also searched a vehicle registered in Seine Maritime. They discovered suitcases there, but also narcotics, the quantity of which was not specified to us.

The driver was taken to the police station, where he was to be questioned. It is not known whether he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. An investigation has been launched.

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