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Police appeal after wheelchair theft
A CALLOUS thief stole a wheelchair from outside a house.
The chair was stolen from outside a home in Prince Avenue, Westcliff, when it was momentarily left unattended.
The red chair, which was decorated with stickers of the band JLS, belonged to a woman in her 40s and is worth about £250.
The wheelchair was stolen at about 4.45pm on Friday, November 11.
Anyone with information can call PC Hazel Williams at Leigh police station on 101.