A dedicated young nurse has spoken about the moment she realised her car had been stolen after finishing an exhausting 12-hour A&E night shift treating coronavirus patients. Tekesha Phillips had been looking forward to a hot shower and sleep after her shift at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham, when she saw that crooks had targeted her Ford Fiesta Zetec. The 22-year-old had spent a long night wearing full PPE amid the Covid-19 lockdown and when she returned to the residential street in Winsome Green her car had vanished overnight, BirminghamLive reports. It wasn’t until she saw shattered glass on the pavement and an empty space where her car was parked that she realised it had been stolen – leaving her stranded miles from her home. She said: “I paced up and down the road questioning myself, thinking it was post night shift tiredness. “Then I noticed glass on the floor where my car was parked. “I had 3% battery left as I didn’t get an opportunity to charge my phone on the shift and was pretty much stuck.” Luckily, a fellow nurse saw Tekesha in a ‘confused and distressed’ state and gave her a lift home. She continued: “Instead of doing… Read full this story
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