Manchester United’s ace midfielder Paul Scholes was left shocked Monday morning, after his car, whose engine he left running in order for the windscreen to defrost, was stolen.
The incident occurred at 8:00 GMT and his car was taken from the drive of his house, situated at Greenfield, Oldham, police said.
The stolen car is a grey Chevrolet Estate, a car he obtained due to the comany’s sponsorship of his club. Police say that ‘inquiries to locate the car are ongoing.’
At the same time, Manchester police has issued warning about the latest trend in the area – ‘ice bandits’ – thieves who ‘target vehicles left outside houses, early in the morning, with the engine running while the owner returns to the house.’
The police spokesman adde that ‘motorists may be tempted to leave their vehicle with the engine running while they go inside to stay in the warm – however, it only takes a few seconds to steal a car when keys have been left in the ignition.’
Take heart, man!
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