Cars vandalised

PUBLISHED: 15:15 14 October 2008 | UPDATED: 09:47 10 June 2010

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14: LITTLEHAM'S car owners are being urged to be on the lookout by police after hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to vehicles following a wave of vandalism last week. Three separate vehicles in three different roads over a period of two days saw e

LITTLEHAM'S car owners are being urged to be on the lookout by police after hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to vehicles following a wave of vandalism last week.Three separate vehicles in three different roads over a period of two days saw either the paint work badly scratched or tyres slashed.Between 5pm on Wednesday, October 1, and 7pm, on Thursday, October 2, a vehicle, parked near to the turning circle next to the footpath leading to St Margaret's View, had its paintwork scratched down all of one side.And between 5.30pm, on Wednesday October 1, and 7.45am the following morning, another vehicle, parked in Jarvis Close, also had the paintwork badly scratched - this time across the driver's door.While at approximately the same time, in an off-road private parking space in Douglas Avenue, between 7pm on Wednesday and 7am Thursday, two car tyres on another vehicle were punctured.PC Sallyanne Southern said: "There has been an increase in vehicle crime in the last few days in Littleham."A number of reports have been received regarding damage to motor vehicles and we are asking members of the public to be vigilant and ring us if they have any information regarding any of the crimes."If you have any information please contact PC 5554 Southern at Exmouth Police Station on 08452 777444, or alternatively ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference KE/08/2902 for the St Margaret's View incident, KE/08/2899 at Jarvis Close and KE/08/2894 for the incident at Douglas Avenue.

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