Report: Customized wheelchair and modified car stolen from southeast Calgary parkade


Calgary police are asking for help from the public in tracking down a car stolen last week in Inglewood that had been modified for a driver who uses a wheelchair.

The car is a 2006 Dodge Magnum RT with Alberta plate BVH-0737. It has brakes and gas pedals mounted near the steering wheel.

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Stolen along with the car was a customized wheelchair the owner uses for wheelchair basketball.

A specialized chair used for wheelchair basketball was stolen along with the car. (Calgary Police Service)

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The theft happened in a secured parkade in the 100 block of Inglewood Park S.E. sometime between 10 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. the next morning.

The owner needs the customized wheelchair for tryouts for the Canadian Paralympic Basketball team at the end of July, police say.

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Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either the car or the wheelchair is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers.


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