A family desperate to recover a child's specialist wheelchair will get it back after someone saw a group of youths messing with it on the side of the road.
Stolen specialist wheelchair recovered after youths spotted messing with it in a field
The chair was stolen along with a silver Mercedes from a home in Skerries along with a number of other items in the early hours of Friday morning.
Spokesperson for Special Needs Parents Association Lorraine Dempsey had sent out a plea to people to keep an eye out and now it looks as though the chair will be returned.
A driving licence was also found but the car is still missing.
Taking to Twitter, Dempsey posted a photo of the chair and thanked everyone for helping.
She said: "Great news. Thanks to RTs and Socha Pollak's piece in The IrishTimes.
"A passer by spotted youths messing with the wheelchair and reported to Gardai. Good Samaritan contacted me via LinkedIn this evening. No sign of car yet. Gardai are returning wheelchair to family."
People are being asked to keep an eye out for the Silver Mercedes Estate12-D-55188 which was stolen at 3am in the early hours of Friday morning.
A garda spokesperson earlier told Dublin Live that a number of other items were also taken.
A spokesperson said: "Gardai are investigating a burglary and unauthorised taking of a vehicle from a house in Skerries that occurred on 5/10/18 at approximately 3:25am.
"Car keys and other items were taken from a house and a car associated with property was also taken.
"Investigations are ongoing."