Hard thieves steal pacemakers in the center – the police want to talk to these two

Police have released photos of people they want to talk to after a defibrillator was stolen in the city center.

Officers said the device was stolen in the First Street area on Wednesday, December 8th.

CCTV images of a man and a woman were broadcast with a call for help identifying them.

It’s the second appeal to find a stolen pacemaker from GMP in as many weeks.

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In the early hours of New Year’s Day, another was stolen from an ambulance when paramedics attended an incident in Oldham.

Pacemakers are vital pieces of equipment that can save a person’s life in the event of an emergency.

And they should also be used only by those with the proper education.

The North West Ambulance Service warned that a defibrillator could be ‘fatal’ in the wrong hands.



A defibrillator can be ‘fatal’ in the wrong hands, according to the ambulance service



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The device, which was stolen in Oldham, was returned after it was discovered by a member of the public dumped at the roadside.

In a tweet, GMP City Center provided contact information to anyone with information about the theft on First Street.

“Appeal – Can you help us identify these people?” the read.

“We would like to speak to them in connection with the theft of a defibrillator on First Street on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

“If you have any information, please contact us on 0161 856 1930 or GMP Live Chat indicating log 2496 08/12/21. Sgt K”

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