Moped teen ‘crit­i­cal’ af­ter ‘tac­ti­cal stop’

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A TEENAGER is in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion in hos­pi­tal af­ter po­lice con­ducted a “tac­ti­cal stop” of his moped.

The In­de­pen­dent Po­lice Com­plaints Com­mis­sion is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the of­fi­cers’ ac­tions af­ter the in­ci­dent in Bex­ley, south-east London, on Tues­day.

The Metropoli­tan Po­lice said of­fi­cers iden­ti­fied a moped with pil­lion pas­sen­ger be­ing driven dan­ger­ously at 1.20am.

Upon sight­ing po­lice, the pil­lion pas­sen­ger got off the moped and fled.

The rider – a 17-yearold male – was in­jured dur­ing the “tac­ti­cal stop”.

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