You Can Help Replace Walker Stolen From 10-Year-Old Girl With Cerebral Palsy


Edgemoor – Yesterday we told you about a 10-year-old Edgemoor girl, suffering from Cerebral Palsy, who had her walker stolen by from her front yard. The mother of the young girl has started a gofundme page to replace the walker.

As many of you know or may have seen on the news my daughter Kirsten’s walker was stolen from in front of our house. And since it was put out on the news we have had so much love and so many people have contacted me on how they can help donate so we have started this gofund me page so anyone who would like to help donate towards a new one that will accommodate her needs. Thank you to everyone for the outpouring of love from Kirsten and her whole family.

You can donate here

Original Story

Edgemoor – Last Thursday, November 30, Patrol Officers from the New Castle County Police Department were dispatched to the unit block of North Rodney Drive reference a theft report, according to M/Cpl. Heather Carter.

Carter said when they arrived they learned that the 10-year-old victim suffered from Cerebral Palsy and is confined to a wheelchair or a walker. The victim’s mother reported that she wheeled the victim out to the car in her walker, placed the victim in the car and then drove away leaving the walker in the front yard. When she realized her mistake approximately 20 minutes had lapsed. The victim’s mother contacted her husband who was still at the house and when he looked outside the walker was gone.

The walker is described as a 3-foot tall custom royal blue walker with a fold-down seat.

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