‘Life is challenging enough for a child living with amputation’: 11-year-old Pollyanna’s mobility scooter goes missing from outside Harleston shop

Pollyanna Hope. PICTURE: Angela Sharpe

Pollyanna Hope. PICTURE: Angela Sharpe - Credit: Archant � 2011

An aunt is appealing for information about her niece's mobility scooter which has gone missing in Harleston.

Victoria Panton Bacon said the scooter, which belongs to 11-year-old Pollyanna Hope, went missing from outside Budgens on Monday, January 23.

Pollyanna has a prosthetic leg but still has difficulty walking and the scooter is a vital bit of equipment for her.

She had left the scooter outside the shop while she was inside and forgot to take it home with her.

When Mrs Panton Bacon went to look for it, it had disappeared.

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The scooter has a cream-coloured fluffy cushion on the seat and it has been decorated with stickers and coloured lights.

Mrs Panton Bacon said: 'This is a much-missed piece of vital equipment for an amputee child, that is expensive to replace.

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'Life is challenging enough for a child living with amputation without having to cope without what has been provided to make things just a little easier.'

If you have any information or know where the scooter is, contact south Norfolk police on 101.

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