Two men made good their escape after they were stopped by police for riding motorcycles with no licence plates.

Police say the incident occurred around 12:45pm on Wednesday, September 20th, when officers on mobile patrol along Long Bay Lane, Sandys Parish encountered two men wearing helmets with dark coloured visors.

A spokesman said, “The officers’ attention was drawn to one of the motorcycles, which had no licence plate.

“Both riders were stopped by police and as they were being spoken to, abruptly rode off together on one of the motorcycles, abandoning the other.

“The two men were pursued, but eventually made good their escape in the Daniel’s Head Park, Sandys parish area.

“The suspected stolen motorcycle they abandoned on Long Bay Lane was recovered.

“The other suspected stolen motorcycle, used to flee from police, was later recovered in the School Crescent, Sandys Parish area.

“Inquiries regarding this matter continue and anyone with relevant information is encouraged to call 211 or e-mail

“In addition, motorists that may encounter any suspicious activity regarding motorcycles – particularly motorcycles parked or being ridden with a missing or covered licence plate – are urged to contact police at the earliest opportunity.

“Members of the public are also reminded that they can report stolen motorcycles via the Bermuda Police Service community reporting portal at“