POLICE knocked two suspects off a stolen motorbike overnight.

Officers pursued them after they saw the vehicle being ridden without helmets in Garswood.

Traffic police officers said they made contact with the bike “at slow speed” in order to stop the vehicle.

One of the suspects was then found hiding in a shed by a police dog, officers said.

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Merseyside Roads Policing Unit said: “This bike was seen with two males on board without helmets in the Garswood area. 

“Contact was made at slow speed and the two occupants of the motorcycle were detained. 

“One was found hiding in a shed by a police dog. The bike was reported stolen and both males were arrested.”