A FURIOUS Acocks Green mum has slammed the actions of heartless thieves who broke into the car which is specially-adapted for her disabled son.
Kathryn O’Donovan visited the American Circus in Monkspath on Sunday with her family and her 11-year-old boy Conor, who suffers with cerebral palsy.
The family returned to their vehicle, which was parked on the circus grounds, off Stratford Road, to find the window had been smashed and items including portable DVD players, a portable games console (PSP) and a mobile phone had been taken.
“I was distraught,” Kathryn told us. “What has upset me the most is that you could clearly see this was an adapted car for a disabled person but they just didn’t care, they carried on anyway.
“We parked very close to the attraction, so we could just go straight in with Conor’s wheelchair.
“It must have happened so quickly, we were only at the circus for just over an hour.
“It was just the major inconvenience of it all. I had no idea how we were going to get Conor home because the car is designed for us to wheel the chair straight in. Conor was scared and upset and his personal possessions had been taken. I just can’t believe why someone would want to do that.
“We couldn’t even attend a hospital appointment on Monday because we were still waiting for the window to be fixed.”
A Police spokesman confirmed they were investigating the incident, which happened between 4.30pm and 5.45pm on Sunday, April 15,
Anyone with information should call officers on 101.