40 scooters stolen from University of Missouri impound lot

1 year 1 week 2 days ago Wednesday, January 09 2019 Jan 9, 2019 Wednesday, January 09, 2019 4:46:00 PM CST January 09, 2019 in Continuous News
By: Cory Johnson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The MU Police Department is investigating the theft of 40 impounded Bird scooters, according to public safety information officer Sara Diedrich. 

The Columbia Missourian reports that the scooters were last seen by employees at noon Dec. 24 at the storage facility where they were impounded. 

MU's Landscape Services retrieves scooters left in unsafe areas or blocking entrances accessible to people with disabilities and takes them to the storage facility for the company to pickup.

Diedrich said they were discovered missing at 8 a.m. Wednesday when employees arrived after the winter break.

Bird is helping the department locate the scooters.

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