Thursday, 2 June 2016


Police in Long Eaton appeal for help in tracing owner of mobility scooter. Officers from the Long Eaton South Safer Neighbourhood Team are asking for help from members of the public in tracing the owner of a mobility scooter found abandoned in the town. The appeal comes after the scooter was found abandoned on Cobden Street at around 3pm on Saturday, May 21st. It is described as burgundy coloured and is marked with the name “Shoprider”.
Police Community Support Officer Matt Boyer from the team said: “ We attended Cobden Street on Saturday afternoon after a report that children were riding on a mobility scooter nearby and the scooter was found abandoned. We have spoken to the children involved but are now keen to trace the owner of the scooter.
“We will be speaking to the company but would ask if anybody knows who the scooter belongs to or has any other information about the incident that they make contact with us.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Long Eaton South Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 quoting reference number 423 21/5/2016 or send them a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. The work of Long Eaton South Safer Neighbourhood Team can be followed on Twitter @LongEatonSouth