102-year-old woman’s walking frame stolen in Wrotham

PUBLISHED: 12:56 02 January 2013

A 102-year-old woman is desperate to see her walking frame returned after she said it was stolen from her home.

Freda McGregor, who lives in a retirement complex off West Street in Wrotham, last saw her walking frame outside her front door at 9am on December 19 and discovered it missing at 11am on December 21.

Worth £177, it has four wheels, a basket, a seat and is black, or close to.

Without it, Mrs McGregor is virtually housebound.

House-to-house enquiries have been conducted but PC Ben Foskett has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

He said: “This is an item of particular importance to an elderly lady who struggles to get about without it, and it is worth far more to her than the person who has taken it. We would be grateful for any information leading to it’s return or the identification of any offenders.”

Witnesses to the crime, or anyone who knows anything about the incident, can contact Kent Police on 101 quoting reference number YY/024120/12. Alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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