Paul Scholes is the victim of a new type of crime. The Manchester United veteran was “frostjacked,” leaving him short of one multi-purpose car.
Thieves stole Scholes’ Chevrolet Captiva LT 2 Estate out of his driveway Monday morning. They made off with the £30,000 ($47,300) vehicle, which he left running but unattended while the windows were defrosting, the Manchester Evening News (MEN) reports.
“Police are investigating after a car was stolen while the owner was defrosting the vehicle,” a police spokesperson said. “The grey Chevrolet Estate was stolen from the drive of a house in the Greenfield area of Oldham between 7:45 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Inquiries to locate the car are ongoing.”
Scholes reportedly started the car and went back inside his house. That’s when thieves struck. He saw the car was missing when he came back outside and called the police moments later.
The 38-year-old midfielder received the car as part of Chevrolet’s sponsorship with United. Chevy ...