LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Someone has returned stolen medical equipment to a western Pennsylvania man who depends on it for survival.
WPXI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/XGddjN) that a heart pump controller and battery pack were left Friday at the home of 72-year-old Robert Baum.
The Unity Township man needs the pump because of a leaky heart valve. He always wears one controller while keeping a spare in his car.
Baum says someone stole the spare while he and his wife were shopping last Saturday. He says the $25,000 device could have been targeted for theft because it's stored in what looks like a camera bag.
Baum's wife says the equipment was left on their front porch. She says whoever returned it likely got their address off medication bottles in the bag.
Information from: WPXI-TV, http://www.wpxi.com