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WATCH: Mum who survived Padstow speedboat tragedy has prosthetic legs stolen

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 9:17am 30th November 2017. (Updated at 2:27pm 30th November 2017)

A mum who survived the speedboat tragedy in Padstow has had her prosthetic legs stolen.

Victoria Milligan tweeted the shocking news, saying they were snatched from her car in London.

Mrs Milligan's husband Nick and their daughter Emily died when they were thrown into the water in 2013.

Despite losing her leg, Victoria has tirelessly raised money for charity, including Cornwall Air Ambulance.

Pirate FM understands Victoria's car was targeted while she was eating out with friends in London.

Mrs Milligan told The Daily Telegraph : “It’s just so upsetting because they are so valuable to me, and so bespoke that you can’t just go out and buy some more, my leg needs to be recast and the legs remade which will take about three months.

“I think what they would have just done obviously is scooted off and opened it and then just dumped them somewhere.

“We came out, there was a witness, a guy in a van and he said two men on scooters with knives smashed the window and opened the car and got into the boot and took the bag".

 

The post sparked a flurry of comments on social media, including Jan who wrote: "I'm truly sorry to see this post Victoria this is a disgrace".

Emma commented: "So sorry Victoria - it beggars belief how insensitive people can be xxx".

Louise added: "I cannot believe what some people are capable of, what low lives!".

Phil said: "There's some pretty rotten scum in this world! Just read about what happened & I'm absolutely disgusted!!"

In a statement to The Mirror, London Metropolitan Police confirmed it happened on the 26th November but no arrests had been made.

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