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‘ALLO! ‘ALLO! Brit Biker Faked ‘French Accent’ To Avoid Arrest

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A MOTORCYCLIST stopped for speeding has been compared to Del Boy from Only Fools And Horses after adopting a French accent in a bid to avoid prosecution, according to police.

The biker was pulled over on the A27 at Lancing, West Sussex, on Sunday on a bike with French registration plates.

Pc Glen McArthur, of Sussex Police, revealed on Twitter that a check found that the vehicle was registered in the UK.

He posted: “This little tinker thought he’d run around on French plates to avoid insurance, licence etc etc. His fake accent was somewhat comical! Au Reviour licence.

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“The bike was followed at excess speed on the A27 @ Lancing last night (29/11). When stopped the rider claimed to be French. Checks of the bike showed it to be UK registered. The rider had an expired licence & no insurance.”

One Twitter user asked the police officer: “Did he sound like ‘Allo Allo policeman’?”

Pc McArthur responded: “Very much so!”

Another Twitter user said: “I’m reminded of Del Boy’s ‘Laboratoire Garnier’.”

Additional Reporting by PA Media

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