police seek witnesses after mobility scooter is damaged
have appealed for witnesses after a disabled pensioner in Burnham-On-Sea
was left 'traumatised' when a thief wielding a baseball bat stole
her mobility scooter and damaged it.
intruder took the electric scooter from outside her flat in Chichester
Close early last Saturday morning and then dumped it in an alleyway
nearby, damaged it and left a baseball bat on the basket.
scooter's owner, Dae Morris, 65, who has cerebral palsy and severe
arthritis, said the Shoprider electric scooter had been left charging
outside when it was taken and that the incident has left her traumatised.
Burnham Police are investigating the theft and have urged anyone
with information to call them via the non-emergency number 101.
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The scooter was
found dumped in an alleyway in Rosewood Close and had been damaged."