HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Information 19 takes motion and will get outcomes. A energy wheelchair stolen from a Huntsville amputee was returned to its rightful proprietor Tuesday.
Elnora Williams is on dialysis, is an amputee, and wheelchair-bound. She says her motorized grey Hoveround was stolen proper out of her driveway in southwest Huntsville on Saturday. That took her freedom to maneuver away.
Williams says Huntsville Police returned the chair to her Tuesday following a tip referred to as into the division.
“With out the story no one would have identified. As a result of the man didn’t know. He noticed it on TV trigger the detective requested him how he knew, and he stated he noticed it on TV… I admire 19 getting the story on the market, as a result of with out the story no one would have identified,” says Williams.
Williams says Huntsville Police tells her the chair was close to a dumpster solely three miles from her dwelling.
“A man at Stadium Residences noticed the chair, he referred to as the detective, the detective requested him to carry it, he held it till the detective obtained there. The detective introduced it to me,” says Williams.
She says she’s glad her chair was discovered and now she doesn’t should push herself in a powerless wheel chair.
“Folks don’t notice that with out your legs and with out one thing to get round, you lose your freedom. So I’m glad to have gotten it again,” says Williams.
After the story of Williams stolen powerchair aired Monday evening, Information 19 obtained a number of viewer emails providing to anonymously substitute it, however Williams says fortunately police had been in a position to find hers the following day.
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