Police have received numerous leads but still have not found the wheelchair stolen this week from an 8-year-old boy.
Jared Evans, 3801 W. Rockwood Way, Apt. 5, suffers from Wernig Hoffman's disease, closely associated to muscular dystrophy, according to a police report filed in the theft.The wheelchair, valued at $10,000, is the only way Jared can get around, his family said. Money for the wheelchair was raised through fund raisers, foundations and a grant.
The 350-pound motorized wheelchair was stolen Tuesday between 9:30 and 11:30 p.m. from outside the family's apartment house, police said.