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.

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)

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.

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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