UPDATE: Paralympian’s racing wheelchair found after theft in West Kingsdown

PUBLISHED: 08:35 27 June 2016 | UPDATED: 09:41 27 June 2016

The wheelchair was stolen overnight on Tuesday

The wheelchair was stolen overnight on Tuesday


The theft is thought to have happened on Tuesday night

A custom-made wheelchair used by a member of Great Britain’s racing team has been returned to its rightful owner after it was stolen in West Kingsdown last week.

The wheelchair, which could be used in events such as the Paralympics in September, was stolen from the victim’s van in Neal Road, between 8pm on Tuesday June 21, and 8am on Wednesday, June 22.

It was left at an address in Meopham on Friday, June 24, following widespread publicity after it was taken.

Two men aged 18 and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the theft.

All three have been bailed pending further enquiries until August 16 and 17.

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