Appeal after car set alight and mobility scooter stolen


Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen and set alight in West Lothian.

Waverley Crescent © Google

The incident took place when a black Vauxhall Zafira was taken in Waverley Crescent in Livingston sometime after 9pm on Sunday 26th November.

The vehicle was discovered alight in Murieston Road West at around 7am on Monday.

A red Roma Miami Mobility Scooter had been stolen from the vehicle and enquiries continue to trace this.

Red Roma Miami Mobility Scooter

PC Chris Ashley of Livingston Police Station said: “This theft has left the victim without access to a vital means of transport and our enquiries continue to establish who is responsible.

“As part of the ongoing investigation, we’d urge anyone who may have seen the Zafira during the time it was stolen, or who saw anyone in possession of the mobility scooter, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0504 of 27th November, or report this anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.