UPDATE: After the story aired, a KGW viewer from Canby gave her family's tricycle to Wendy Gonzales. Police are still searching for the original tricycle.
PORTLAND A disabled woman s only mode of transportation, a red tricycle, was stolen from her driveway overnight, police said.
Wendy Gonzalez, 56, is legally blind and disabled. She uses her tricycle, equipped with a belt, mirror and baskets, to get around town.
But when Gonzalez went outside Friday morning, she says the tricycle which had been chained and locked to a pole in her driveway in the 5800 block of Southeast Lexington Street was missing.
According to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau, Gonzales thinks the tricycle was taken between 10 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday.
The Red Wing brand tricycle was painted red, and has red handles, two baskets, a lap belt and one mirror. It was valued at $500.
There is no suspect information yet, Simpson said.
Anyone with information about the theft was asked to call police at 503-823-3333, and reference case number 14-57912.