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Man steals woman’s car with her blind 89-year-old mother sat in backseat

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Man steals woman’s car with her blind 89-year-old mother sat in backseat

Footage captures the moment a man steals a woman’s car with her elderly blind mother sitting in the backseat.

David Stephenson, 51, was “not fazed by the fact a vulnerable elderly woman was in the passenger seat” and got into the car and drove off, police said.

Stephenson can be seen driving on the wrong side of the road through the streets of Ashton-under-Lyne as he attempts to get away from pursuing officers during the incident on 6 January.

Greater Manchester Police also released an emotional emergency phone call to police from the daughter.

Crying while on the phone, the woman told police: “Someone’s took my car and my mum. She’s disabled and she’s blind and she’s got dementia.

Police eventually managed to bring the vehicle to a stop, detain Stephenson, and reunite the woman with her daughter.

Stephenson was jailed this week for eight years and six months.

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