Spate of mobility scooter thefts sparks manhunt

Kent Police scooter thefts

Three mobility scooters were stolen at multiple locations in Kent last month and police have now released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to.

Two mobility scooters were reported stolen from a supermarket in Sheerness last month and a third scooter was reported stolen from a man in Sheerness High Street at the same time.  

Investigating officers have conducted numerous enquiries and believe the man in the CCTV images has important information about the incidents.

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Kent Police is appealing to people with information to come forward by calling 01795 419119 quoting 46/143848/19.

Mobility scooter thefts in the UK have been on the rise in the last two years with a number reported in recent months.

One dealer in Dartford has developed a special scooter device designed to tackle thefts. Gold Star Mobility’s scooter key fobs attracted significant attention within the trade when they launched in 2017.

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