Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Grandad Pushed off Motorbike by Thieves

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Grandad Pushed off Motorbike by Thieves

Article excerpt

AN army veteran has been left devastated after young thugs shoved him off his motorbike before stealing it.

David Killon, from Irlam, Salford, was travelling home on his scooter from Trafford when he noticed three teenagers following him on a motorbike.

When the 65-year-old approached the Davyhulme Circle roundabout the other bike swerved in front of him, at around 9.40pm last Wednesday.

The bike pulled up at the side of Mr Killon and then overtook him, before starting to slow down on Barton Road while one of the boys waved at him from the back seat.

One of the group then got off the motorbike in front and turned the ignition key of Mr Killon's bike, forcing him to stop. He was then dragged off and shoved to the floor.

Two teenagers then jumped onto the motorbike and they all fled towards Urmston. …

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