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State Police seek identity of motorcycle pursuit suspect

Posted at 9:51 PM, Aug 10, 2016

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LOUSIA COUNTY, Va. — State Police are asking for the public’s help with identify a suspect who fled from a trooper on a motorcycle on Monday, August 8.

Police said the incident happened around 5:23 p.m. in Louisa County.

State Police said a Trooper spotted a Honda CBR1000rr with a Repsol paint scheme on radar traveling 102 mph while heading east on Interstate 64 at the 147 mile marker. The posted speed limit is 70 mph.

When the trooper initiated a traffic stop a traffic stop, the motorcyclist refused to stop and sped away increasing his speed to 120 mph.

Honda CBR1000rr with a Repsol paint scheme

Honda CBR1000rr with a Repsol paint scheme

A pursuit was began, but the trooper terminated it 12 miles later. The motorcycle continued east on I-64.

After further investigation, police obtained photos of the suspect before the pursuit.

State Police are hoping someone will recognize the while male subject and contact State Police’s Richmond Division at 804-553-3445.

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