BUCHAREST, Romania: A Romanian newspaper says that thieves had a change of heart when they read that a scooter they had stolen belonged to a disabled woman.
Not only did they return the item to Agota Lay, but also the local newspaper that had prodded their conscience.
They also changed the headline from "Thieves without a Heart," to "Thieves with a Heart," and laid it on the bike.
Romanian national daily Adevarul reports that the 39-year-old woman has been suffering from a muscle wasting disease for 18 years.
She lives off monthly benefits of 366 lei ($128) and took out a bank loan to buy the scooter.
"I think it is a miracle," Lay was quoted as saying in Friday's Adevarul.