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Wheelchair of a 93-year-old Calgary woman stolen in break-in

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DH Calgary Staff Oct 23, 2017 3:08 pm 92

“Cold-blooded” doesn’t even cut it for these criminals.

The Calgary Police Service are on the search for break-and-enter culprits who stole an electric wheelchair belonging to a 93-year-old woman, according to a release.

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The theft occurred sometime between Wednesday, October 11, and 10 am on Wednesday, October 18.

The culprit (or culprits) had pried open the main door of a detached garage on Mardale Way NE, and stole a black Invacare TDX-SP electric wheelchair, worth upwards of $10,000.

Police have provided a stock photo of a chair of the same make and model:

Wheelchair

Stock photo of the type of wheelchair that was stolen (Calgary Police Service)

The Calgary Police Service is asking anyone that may be involved in selling or buying used wheelchairs to be on the lookout for the one in question.

The serial number of the stolen chair is #09GE0000076.

Police do not have any suspect descriptions.

Anyone with information on the break-in or the location of the wheelchair should contact police at 403-4266-1234, or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.


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