FLOWER HILL, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A heartless prank left a young man with a broken heart on Long Island, after his wheelchair was stolen from his home.
The wheelchair has since been found. Nassau police said it was located by a neighbor in the bushes over the weekend and was returned on Tuesday.READ MORE: Parents Say Children Who Narrowly Avoided Gunfire In Brazen Mount Eden Shooting Are Suffering Mental Trauma
Two 14-year-old boys also have been charged after stealing the motorized wheelchair from a home under renovation in the Flower Hill section of Roslyn at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Facebook posts led to their arrests, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.
The boys rode the $17,000 chair around the neighborhood until the battery died and then abandoned it, police said.