Witness appeal after car vandalism attacks

Police appeal for witnesses
Police appeal for witnesses

POLICE in Scarborough are appealing for information after two cars were damaged in two separate “pointless acts of vandalism”.

Witnesses are sought to the two incidents which occurred on Saturday night.

Between 4pm and 9.30pm a green Citroen Picasso was damaged while parked on Fell Close, in Scarborough.

The windscreen was smashed and the offside wing-mirror was damaged.

The cost of repair is around £350.

Also on Saturday, between 12 noon and 8.30pm, a silver Vauxhall Tigra was damaged while parked on Greylands Park Road, in Scarborough.

The rear windscreen was smashed by a brick.

A police spokesowman said: “This is a completely pointless act of vandalism which has caused a lot of inconvenience and expense to innocent members of the public.

“We are appealing for anyone who can help us identify the offenders to get in touch.”

Anyone who witnessed either incident, or anything suspicious in the area, are asked to contact police at Scarborough quoting reference 12110036383 for the green Citroen Picasso, or reference 12110035984 for the silver Vauxhall Tigra.

Police can be contacted by telephoning 0845 60 60 247, or alternatively information can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling on 0800 555 111.