Is this the Scarborough slasher?

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Do you recognise this man?

Police have a released a CCTV image of a man who is suspected of deliberately slashing two car tyres in Scarborough.

The man was seen to approach a red Ford Fiesta on Lonsdale Road at around 1.20am on Tuesda, and puncture two tyres on the driver’s side of the car.

This is the fifth time the car has been targeted in this way.

Officers are appealing to anyone who recognises the man in the image to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Lauren Green or Scarborough police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12140043608 when passing information about this incident.