Thursday, 23 August 2007
Tuesday, 21 August 2007
Severely disabled Mark Lee was distraught when his mobility scooter was stolen and he was forced to hobble home on crutches in Witney late at night.
The thoughtless thieves who took the scooter were three teenage girls, who took the £800 machine for a lark. Two of them have now had to confront their victim to face up to the results of their behaviour, in the only case brought so far this year by a specialist youth police officer under the restorative justice system......Here
Take a popular electric scooter and fit a lightweight plastic body on it. Equip it with a windshield wiper, lights and turn signals and presto -- an all-weather mobility aid that looks like a Smart car cut down the middle......
Simon Williams, 28, went to the aid of the man who suffered from muscular dystrophy and Parkinson's disease but stole his wallet with £310 inside.
Monday, 20 August 2007
The 53-year-old from Little Englands had rented the scooter for only six days when it's battery died along the isolated path two miles from his home last Wednesday.
Full story here.