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Posted on Mon, Jul 22, 2013 : 1:30 p.m.

Police looking for information about stolen wheelchair

By John Counts

Police are investigating the theft of a wheelchair reported Sunday in Manchester.

Deputies from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office were called to the 700 block of City Road in the Village of Manchester Sunday for the stolen wheelchair, according to a Nixle alert.

The larceny is believed to have occurred Sunday between 11:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., according to police.

The wheelchair is described as a bright yellow, electric Amigo three-wheeler with a basket.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact Deputy Carrier at (734) 994-2911 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SpeakUP.


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Comments

nickcarraweigh

Tue, Jul 23, 2013 : 11:02 p.m.

The only way to even begin to explain this kind of behavior is if it was stolen by a blind person

GoNavy

Tue, Jul 23, 2013 : noon

This thing isn't quite a wheel chair as much as it's a motorized scooter.

Nicholas Urfe

Mon, Jul 22, 2013 : 8:48 p.m.

"Whatcha got there, the 4-volt? Heh, I did you a favor."

LaMusica

Mon, Jul 22, 2013 : 6:18 p.m.

Who is low enough to steal a wheelchair? Terrible.

WalkingJoe

Mon, Jul 22, 2013 : 9:36 p.m.

When I saw the headline I thought the same thing LaMusica.

jackdh

Mon, Jul 22, 2013 : 8:47 p.m.

The same low life's that steal air conditioners,copper wiring from homes.