Theft victim issues plea after mobility scooter stolen from outside Hinckley home
A woman has urged people to help police trace her stolen mobility scooter.
Lynn Stretton, who has severe arthritis and sciatica, said she depended on the scooter to visit her daughter and go shopping.
The metallic blue scooter was taken from outside the 52-year-old's home in Henry Street, Hinckley, last week.
She said: "I'm a bit lost without it. I'm hoping someone will tell the police who took it and I get it back soon.
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"I've still got the key and the charger, so they must have picked it up and carried it away.
"Someone must have seen these people walking down the street carrying it. They must have thought that was odd."
Police said the theft occurred between 4pm on January 10 and 2.25pm the next day.
Pc Mike Smith, who is investigating, said: "The victim has been left extremely upset by the incident.
"She relies on her scooter and we need to reunite her with it.
"Did you witness the incident or did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area during these times?"
Contact Pc Smith on 101.