Evening Update: The motorized wheelchair that was custom-made, belonging to Vinny Pinello who struggles with cerebral palsy, has been found and returned, according to reporting from WABC.
A motorized wheelchair went missing from a home under construction in Flower Hill during the late-evening hours on Saturday. The wheelchair is a Quantum 600 Power Base valued at more than $17,000.
Nassau County police have arrested two 14-year-old boys of East Hills for the crime on Monday after photos were posted on Facebook showing their spree with the stolen wheelchair around the neighborhood, according to reporting from CBS News.
The wheelchair was abandoned by the teenage boys after the battery died, but police have not been able to locate the wheelchair and are seeking the public’s help.
Anyone with information about the location of the wheelchair is asked to contact Nassau County Police.