Man steals motorcycle in Philadelphia, crashes in Wilmington, police say

WILMINGTON, Del. - August 3, 2013

It all started Saturday afternoon in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police say the owner had his motorcycle for sale and was showing an interested buyer.

Both men went to a gas station on Island Avenue for the interested buyer to go for a test drive.

That's when police say the interested buyer sped off on the bike towards I-95. The owner soon followed.

Police say the suspect attempted to exit I-95 near Delaware Avenue in Wilmington but was unable to make the turn.

The suspect crashed and attempted to flee on foot. Police caught up to him a few blocks away and he was taken into custody.

Charges are pending and Delaware State Police continue to investigate the incident.

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