Theft victim Freda McGregor, 102, reunited with walking frame stolen from Wrotham
Freda McGregor's walking
frame was stolen from outside her front door
A 102-year-old woman cruelly robbed of her
independence by thieves who stole her walking frame has
had it returned.
Freda McGregor's frame was snatched from outside her front door
in West Street, Wrotham, just before Christmas.
Without it, she became housebound and appealed for its
Now a postman has discovered it in Kemsing Road, Wrotham, and returned it to the
warden at her sheltered accommodation block.
PC Ben Foskett, from Kent Police, has examined it for
forensic evidence and inquiries continue.
Mrs McGregor now has two walking frames after a mobility
equipment company donated one earlier this week.
Daniel Ball, from First Choice Mobility and pictured left,
stepped forward to provide a free frame after hearing about the
PC Foskett said: "I'd like to thank all those who offered
to help, and thank the postman who returned the missing frame.
"It was a bit battered and the basket was missing, which is why
the new one is so much better."
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to phone
Kent Police on 101, quoting reference YY/024120/12, or
Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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