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Man steals mobility scooter in Walcot
5:03pm Friday 20th September 2013 in News
A MAN has stolen his friend’s mobility scooter after attaching a solar panel to it before making away with the machine worth thousands of pounds.
Police confirmed at 10.45 am on September 6 the Invacare Comet mobility scooter valued at £3,000 was stolen from the Walcot area.
The suspect is currently unknown, but it is thought he may go by the name of Chris and resides in the Eldene area. The victim has only known the male for six weeks, and the suspect is known to frequent the town centre on a mobility scooter himself.
The male is described as white with a slim build and grey hair, and is approximately 60 years of age.
He had put a solar panel on the scooter as a favour and had said he was taking it out for a test drive but did not return.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact PC 2425 Annabelle Martin-Mulholland at Gablecross police station on 101.