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    No helmet motorbike theft suspect killed in Manchester

    BBC News - No helmet motorbike theft suspect killed in Manchester

    A man killed in a motorbike crash in south Manchester was a suspected thief who police previously refused to pursue because he was not wearing a helmet.
    Bobby Carl Hodgkins was one of two men held after the raid on a showroom in Altrincham last month.
    Officers witnessed the thieves escape but were told not to pursue - because they were not wearing helmets.
    Mr Hodgkins died after a Kawasaki 450 he was riding collided with a van on Saturday. He was not wearing a helmet.
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    Oh dear. How sad. Nevermind.

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    Good Heavens, I hope the van wasn't seriously damaged.
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