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Dirt bags on dirt bikes need to be caught

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Police are seeking to put an end to the practices of a couple of guys "driving like idiots'' on dirt bikes in the Crofton area.

The dirt bike riders have been disrupting the peace of numerous residents by ripping up and down the streets overtaking vehicles and almost hitting a pedestrian trying to cross the street on a mobility scooter, according to a couple of complaints received by North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP.

"The residents are calling in to police with a bike description but the riders have full face helmets and are not easily identified,'' noted Cpl, Krista Hobday in a media release.

"Numerous patrols are being made in the hopes of catching these individuals before they injure themselves or someone else.''

One bike is described as yellow and white, with the other being green and white.

"The police or a witness on their behalf are required under the Motor Vehicle Act to identify the operator of the motor vehicle when pursuing charges under that act,'' Hobday indicated.

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP would like anyone with knowledge of who these individuals are to contact them at 250-748-5522 to enable the investigator to make further inquiries and stop these dangerous antics.

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