28/09/2018

Thirty Cars Damaged By Youths In South Belfast

PSNI are hunting for two young males who allegedly damaged thirty cars parked in the West Belfast area.

The youngsters are reported to have "scratched along the entire sides of these vehicles while walking past them", causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

The incidents took place in at St Meryl Park and Andersonstown Park on Tuesday afternoon, 25 September, between approximately 3.30pm and 4pm.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "If you were in the area around this time, perhaps you might have noticed suspicious activity around cars parked in these two streets? Or maybe you witnessed this damage occur? Please let us know as this could have been your car.

"We would also appeal to any residents who may have CCTV in this area to please contact us or any local taxi drivers who may have been in the area between these times to check your dash cam, if you have one, you may have captured the incident without realising.

"An investigation has been launched by Woodbourne Police and if you have any information at all in relation to the vast amount of damage that has been caused, please contact us by calling 101 or alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111."

(CM/MH)

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