Police have issued a CCTV appeal after an Irish nun was pulled under a car and left in a gully.
n the morning of April 11, Sister Louise Gibney parked her car outside a post office in Allerton, Liverpool, and left her vehicle to post a letter.
After a man jumped into her blue Hyundai, Sr. Louise ran back to the car and attempted to subdue the car thief.
CCTV showed the man backing up as he was about to drive away, pulling her over the gutter and under the car.
After hitting the car parked behind, the man in Sr. Louise’s car drove off and left her on the side of the road.
Luckily she had no injuries.
The officers were on site and searched the area after the incident, but the vehicle could not be found.
Witness interviews have been conducted and police have released a CCTV image of a man we wish to speak to as part of their investigation.
Speaking to the Liverpool Echo earlier this month, Sr Louise said she wanted her car back as it was her “lifeline”.
“I’ve lived in Liverpool for so long, I’ve been a midwife at Fazakerley and also a nurse at other establishments,” she said.
“People say that crime in the city can be bad, but I’ve seen the other side and I’ve always thought about how nice people are in this city.”
“I blame myself and forgot for a moment that I left the keys in the car. This car is my lifeline, I wasn’t thinking, I just really wanted to save it.”
The Irish native added: “I wish him no harm, I just hope he doesn’t use the car to hurt anyone, it could have been a lot worse for me. I would love for him to find a different way of life, he can’t be happy doing stuff like that.”
“There are so many programs that could help this man to have a decent life. No mother wants her child to be like this, you want them to be well-behaved, you are not born to act like this, it would be wonderful to give them the help they need to have a better life respectively.”
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/crime/police-issue-picture-of-suspect-after-irish-nun-dragged-under-car-and-left-in-gutter-41580286.html Police are releasing a picture of the suspect after an Irish nun was pulled under a car and left in the gutter