Actually, I can think of someone who’d steal a hand

Thieves stole a prosthetic hand belonging to a disabled biker after he left it gripped on to his handlebar.

“It was the first time I had left my hand on the bike,” he said. “I thought I was only going to be 10 minutes but I ended up staying for two hours.

“I came out and found the hand was gone.

“I had ordered a hand for racing just a few weeks before it got nicked because I thought it would be useful to have a spare.” He now uses the spare – for everyday.

“But I still need my old hand back. It was better quality and will last a lot longer.”

People will steal absolutely anything!

  1. god says:

    Gee, I wonder what he and his girlfriend were doing that extended the visit from 10 minutes to 2 hours?

  2. natefrog says:

    With all due respect, #2, shouldn’t you know?

  3. Mr. Fusion says:

    #2, Read the article !!! He was visiting.

    (snicker, snicker)

  4. Mr. Fusion says:

    Isn’t there someone in Bristol that could give this guy a hand.

  5. GigG says:

    #1 What a sad state we have reached when just because a person leaves his property not locked up he is considered a moron.

  6. Angel H. Wong says:


    I did, It makes me wonder what kind of things he could do with a stumped limb to his girlfriend *grin*

  7. moss says:

    #7 – AYHB

  8. DaveW says:

    This reminds me of the song that goes:

    “I’m a three legged man with a two legged woman being chased by a one legged fool.”

    I forgot who sang it, was late 1980s or early 1990s.

  9. mark says:

    0. “But I still need my old hand back. It was better quality and will last a lot longer.”

    Well not exactly the old hand, its rather decomposed and smelly at this point.

  10. Paul says:

    My friend (pictured at link) once admitted he would rather loose the bike than the arm. Not that having a bike stolen is fun.

  11. The Monster's Lawyer says:

    #5 – Mr. Fusion – HaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHaHa!

  12. hhopper says:

    This pretty much proves my theory that people will steal anything.

  13. tallwookie says:

    Whoever stole that hand is just a few more parts away from a Live Action Figure of some ex-soldier biker dude.

    Not sold in stores. Some assembly required.

  14. Ralph, the School Bus Driver says:

    #14, Is a castle with lots of dark and stormy nights required?

  15. Lemming says:

    This is going to sound arsey. But youve got to assume it was drunk students. Then you need to imagine the convosation that preceeded it:

    1#: Is that a hand me sees
    2#:Yesh it ishhh
    1#:Why ish thish man forgetting hishhh hand.
    2#:Meh…..My hand know will make good beer hand.

    Would be someting like that well at least in my mind anyways


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