Visually impaired 4-year-old's go-kart stolen

A Stamford family is pleading with whoever who stole their disabled son's go-kart to return it to the heartbroken lad. Megan Backes says her 4-year-old Kenny's go-kart was taken from a neighbor's yard

News 12 Staff

May 13, 2009, 11:49 PM

Updated 5,455 days ago

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Visually impaired 4-year-old's go-kart stolen
A Stamford family is pleading with whoever who stole their disabled son's go-kart to return it to the heartbroken lad.
Megan Backes says her 4-year-old Kenny's go-kart was taken from a neighbor's yard when left unattended for only 15 minutes. A neighbor claims to have witnessed another woman stopping her red SUV, taking the go-kart and speeding off.
Backes' son lives with acromatopsia, which means his eyes are very sensitive to light. The go-kart was a dear possession of the boy, enabling him to go outside in the sun.
"I really don't like that it's stolen," says Kenny.


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