Modified adult trike found by police: Mayfield/Newcastle

Modified adult trike found by police: Mayfield/Newcastle

Postby kellyu » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:32 am

Just saw this on the ABC News site:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-27/p ... ke/3975794

Posted April 27, 2012

Newcastle Police are hoping to track down the owner of a specially-modified tricycle, which has been found in Mayfield.

Senior Constable Tony Tamplin says the trike appears to have been adapted for an adult, possibly with a condition such as cerebral palsy.

He says it was handed in to police yesterday afternoon.

"It has specially adapted pedals, an additional body support built in behind the seat, as well as a specially adapted brake," he said.

"Now despite police doing all kinds of searches on the computer to see if someone had reported it missing or stolen, we can't find those reports.

"We're keen to find the owner to return it to them, it's probably a major part of their life."

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Re: Modified adult trike found by police: Mayfield/Newcastle

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:37 pm

That looks like a TAD modification. Technical Aids for the Disabled. They'd likely know who they modified it for.

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