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Yobs burst tyres on nine Hurdsfield cars

Yobs have burst tyres on nine cars in a spate of attacks in Hurdsfield.

Yobs have burst tyres on nine cars in a spate of attacks in Hurdsfield.

Cars parked on Queens Avenue, Chesnut Avenue and Rowan Way have all been targeted in the series of incidents since September 29.

Police are now appealing for help catching the vandals and have also warned people living in the area to be vigilant.

All the incidents have taken place place overnight, at around 4am.

Drivers have then noticed the damaged on their way to work the next morning.

On each occasion the tyres on the cars have pricked with a sharp implement, thought to be a dart.

The owners have had to pay to have them replaced, or claim through their insurance.

Police say no particular make or models have been targeted in what are assumed to be random acts of criminal damage.

They are now appealing for any information which may help them catch the culprit, or culprits.

Officers have been out making door to door enquiries, and distributing leaflets warning vehicle owners to be on the lookout.

There also plans to hold a residents meeting to discuss the problem.

Sergeant Joanna Taylor, from Macclesfield Neighbourhood Policing Unit, said: "We are extremely keen to find whoever is responsible for these

mindless acts of criminal damage.

"As they are causing a lot of alarm and distress to people in the area.

"And we would really appreciate the community's support in tracking them down and bringing them to justice."

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, annonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 

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