UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A thief made off with a 95 year old’s wheelchair, valued at more than $2,500, after it was left outside an Upper West Side office, police said.
The incident took place Tuesday at about 8 a.m., police said Friday. The 95-year-old man left the electric chair outside of an office on West End Avenue — when he returned about two hours later, it was gone.
An ongoing police investigation revealed that a man removed the Pride wheelchair at about 8:10 a.m. Surveillance video shows him riding the wheelchair southbound on West End Avenue.
Police are still looking for the suspect.
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