LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department is hoping the public can help find a stolen tricycle that belongs to a teen with special needs.
Investigators said the tricycle was stolen from a storage shed at an apartment complex in Sherman Oaks on May 4. They said three men were seen taking it from an alley off of Riverside Drive.READ MORE: Racehorse Dies At Santa Anita Park, 20th Such Incident This Year
“There’s three things the kid loves in the world: his mother, school and this tricycle,” Lt. Jim Gavin, of LAPD, said. “And now he doesn’t have the tricycle and he’s devastated.”READ MORE: Flyers Containing Hate Speech Related To Jewish People Distributed To Beverly Hills Homes
Officers said the $1,200 tricycle was specifically designed for the teen, who has trouble speaking, and would not even work properly for other people.MORE NEWS: Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns Sunday After Year Off Due To COVID-19
Anyone who has information about the tricycle was asked to call the LAPD Van Nuys Station at 818-374-9500.