Police: 2 tried to buy new motorcycle with fake ID

Hassan Coleman (left) and Akira Edwards. (Cumberland County Prison)

CAMP HILL, Pa. (WHTM) – Two men were arrested after police said they used a fake ID when they tried to buy a new motorcycle at a Cumberland County dealer.

Hassan Coleman, 29, of Teaneck, New Jersey, was arrested Tuesday inside Yamaha of Camp Hill after he arrived at the store with a U-Haul van to pick up the motorcycle. Lower Allen Township police said he used the fake ID to get financing.

Akira Edwards, 33, of Bronx, New York, was driving the U-Haul and fled when he saw police. Officers stopped the van in the 3500 block of Hartzdale Drive and took him into custody, authorities said.

Coleman is charged with counts including theft by deception, attempted theft by deception, identity theft and tampering with public records. He was sent to Cumberland County Prison on $50,000 bail.

Edwards is charged with attempted theft by deception, fleeing and eluding, and related offenses. His bail was set at $25,000.

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