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York Police Hunt Tyre Slasher

North Yorkshire Police

12:52pm 21st February 2014
(Updated 12:53pm 21st February 2014)

York police are investigating a spate of tyre slashing in the city and are appealing for help from the public to trace the suspect. Between 14 and 17 February 2014, the tyres on eight vehicles were slashed at various locations.The vehicles include a Ford Fiesta parked on Clifford Street, a Volkswagen Bora parked on Victor Street, a Nissan Micra and Ford Focus both parked in All Saints Comprehensive School car park, a Volkswagen Passat parked in Buckingham Street, a Toyota Avensis parked in East Mount Road, and a Ford Ka and Toyota Yaris both parked in Lower Friargate.

 PC Carol Gordon of the Safer Neighbourhood Help Desk, said: “This is a mindless act of criminal damage which has caused a lot of inconvenience and expense to innocent members of the public. The incidents have occurred overnight and we are checking CCTV in the areas as part of our enquiries to try and identify the person responsible. “However, we would like any members of the public who were in the areas and saw anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles to contact us, along with anyone who has any other information which could assist our investigation.”  

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room. Or you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote incident number 12140024897 when passing on inform

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