I’ve received another press release from Jo Hunt at West Midlands Police, and this one beggars belief. I don’t know what kind of people steal a mobility scooter, but someone must have seen something. Please think back and try and recall if you saw something unusual in the area. This is a callous and unpleasant theft and if you’re offered a cheap mobility scooter, please think carefully as to where it may have come from. The people who nicked this vital piece of equipment can only be regarded as the pond scum and beneath contempt.
5 May 2011
APPEAL FOLLOWING THEFT OF MOBILITY SCOOTER FROM BROWNHILLS
POLICE are appealing for information after callous thieves stole a mobility scooter from the front garden of a house in Brownhills.
The thieves stole the scooter from Fourth Avenue, Brownhills at approximately 10.40am Saturday 30 April.
It is believed that two men entered the front garden and loaded the scooter onto a white van before driving off.
The first man is described as white, aged approximately 40 years, large build about 5ft 10ins tall with black hair beard and moustache. He is thought to have been wearing a blue and green striped woolly hat and dark green t-shirt.
The second male was also white and approximately 15 years. He was of a large build around 5ft 2ins tall with short dark hair with a blonde highlighted fringe. He was wearing a dark, patterned t-shirt.
PC Julie Armstrong, from Brownhills neighbourhood policing team, said: “This is a despicable crime targeting a vulnerable member of the community, whose access to mobility is now diminished. We are appealing for anyone who may have seen these men to contact us.”