Appeal to identify burglar who stole £10k cabin car scooter from Leicester mobility shop
A man was caught on CCTV camera breaking into the Modern Mobility shop in Leicester last Saturday night and getting away with a Scooterpac cabin car mobility scooter worth over £10,000, according to the retailer.
Footage shows the thief attempting to picklock the door without success before kicking the shop’s door down and entering the store. Approximately 20 seconds later the burglar was seen driving out of the store on the cabin car mobility scooter.
The burglary took place at the shop’s premises at Fosse Park Shopping Centre in Leicester on Saturday 13th March at 8:15pm.
The Scooterpac Cabin Car MK2 Plus is thought to be the most luxurious mobility scooter on the market in the UK.
Nick Partridge, Store Manager of Modern Mobility Leicester said: “Somebody has now been left without a mobility vehicle because of this cowardly act. The cabin car is the most expensive item in the shop. Somebody clearly knew what they were looking for.”
Modern Mobility is appealing to anybody with any information to get in touch and are offering a reward for any information about the burglary that leads to the cabin car being returned.
Cabin car scooters are an attractive target for thieves and mobility manufacturer Scooterpac has had to warn mobility dealerships in the past to be vigilant of anyone who may be trying to sell stolen goods.
The burglary is a big blow for the independently-owned family business after enduring a difficult 12 months due to the pandemic.
The store was recently involved in providing free wheelchair hire for vulnerable customers requiring mobility assistance to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
If you have any information about the burglary call Modern Mobility Leicester on 0116 263 0600. CCTV footage is available on request.
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