Thieves steal oxygen tank from wheelchair

PUBLISHED: 12:01 15 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:32 15 July 2019

The theft happened in Lowestoft town centre.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The theft happened in Lowestoft town centre. PHOTO: Nick Butcher


Police are seeking witnesses after an oxygen tank was stolen from a wheelchair.

The victim had left their wheelchair and oxygen tank outside a café in Lowestoft town centre on Saturday evening (July 13) when the theft happened.

The wheelchair had been left in London Road North at around 6pm.

A police spokesman said: "Sometime between 7pm and 8pm someone took the oxygen tank that was inside a green bag.

"Can you help?"

Information should be directed to Suffolk Police, quoting crime reference 37/41348/19, via

by calling 101 or alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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