Lifesaving machine stolen
Volunteers in Hampshire have been left
shocked after thieves stole a £2,000 lifesaving
The automatic defibrillator is used to
treat heart attack victims by giving electric shocks.
It was stolen from the charity’s New
Forest base at Gordleton Industrial Park, Lymington.
We work hard to raise money to buy this type of lifesaving equipment.
Leader, New Forest South
Jo Powell, leader of St John’s New Forest
South group, said: 'As a charity, we work hard to raise enough
money to buy this type of lifesaving equipment and it's very
disappointing that someone has just taken it away.
'I would urge anyone who knows anything
about this missing defib to contact Hampshire police.'
The missing defibrillator is a Heartstart
FR2 model, which comes in a bright yellow plastic carrying box –
similar in size to a small, portable drill.
Anyone with information should contact
PC 748 Lesley Russell at Hampshire police on
0845 045 45 45.