Update - Seeking Public Assistance - Stolen modified car and wheelchair
The Calgary Police Service has located a missing wheelchair that was stolen along with a vehicle sometime between 10 p.m., on Friday, June 15, and 8:30 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018.
The wheelchair was found earlier today, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, inside the vehicle, located in the community of Crescent Heights.
Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance in this investigation.
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance with locating a specialized car and wheelchair that were stolen late last week.
Original release below:
Sometime between 10 p.m., on Friday, June 15, and 8:30 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018, a car was stolen from a secure parkade in the 0-100 block of Inglewood Park S.E. Both the vehicle and the wheelchair have specialized modifications to allow the owner to operate them.
The vehicle is described as a 2006 Dodge Magnum R/T, Alberta plate #BVH0737, and has a lever that disables the breaks and gas pedals mounted near the steering wheel.
The wheelchair is specially designed for wheelchair basketball. The victim is in the process of trying out for the Canadian Paralympic Basketball team at the end of July and requires this specific chair as it takes four months to have a new custom chair made.
Photos of both the car and the chair are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of either the car or the wheelchair, are asked to contact the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers through the following methods: