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An alleged thief’s remarkably slow getaway has been captured on CCTV as police appeal for information.

Vision shows a man, who was wearing a helmet, jumping onto a parked red mobility scooter in Ultimo on Sunday afternoon before fleeing the scene at a snail’s pace.

An 82-year-old resident had parked his scooter outside his home on Macarthur Street and noticed it was missing about 4.30pm before alerting authorities who launched an investigation.

Detectives have released CCTV vision in the hope of locating the man on the scooter.

The man is described as of caucasian appearance, of slim build and wearing a white jumper, long blue pants, white sneakers and a motocross helmet.

Originally published as CCTV captures thief’s snail-paced getaway

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