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Live video catches motorcyclist riding through parade route in Sudbury

Police are are looking for the rider, who nearly struck pedestrians and officers

SUDBURY — Greater Sudbury Police are looking for a motorbike rider who drove dangerously through the Santa Claus parade route on Saturday.

Police said the driver nearly struck pedestrians and police officers just prior to the start of the parade around 5:50 p.m.'s live stream camera was rolling when the individual drove through the closed road in front of the Northern Life office on Elgin Street.

In the video you can hear an officer tell the crowd to get off the road just before the bike drives by.

The motorbike is red and white. 

Anyone who has video or photos of the individual or a description of what the rider was wearing is asked to contact the police at 705-675-9171 or you can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 705-222-TIPS (8477) or toll free 1-800-222-TIPS. 

You can also submit tips online at or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).