facebook
twitter
search
search

British police seek man riding mobility scooter in missing purse case

May 13, 2013 at 6:33 PM

PORTSMOUTH, England, May 13 (UPI) -- Police in Britain said they were searching for a man who made his getaway on a mobility scooter traveling 4 mph.

Investigators said a 79-year-old woman accidentally left a shopping bag at a Tesco store in Portsmouth, England, that contained her purse and $137 cash, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday.

Police said the bag was gone when the woman returned for it and officers were on the lookout for a man seen riding in a mobility scooter in the vicinity. They released CCTV footage of the man.

"I would like to hear from anyone who can identify the man pictured in the CCTV as I believe he may be able to assist with enquiries," police Constable Sara White said.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
TrumpDonald.org lets visitors blow trumpet at Donald Trump
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall
Vermont tattoo shop offers free Bernie Sanders tattoos
Star-studded Super Bowl 2016 commercials
Farmer knits Denver Broncos sweaters for 150 baby goats