Car Vandalism

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Thursday 24 August 2017 10.37pm
I'm not quite sure why anyone feels the need to behave like this, but we had our car vandalised in the last 24-48 hours on Deverell Street. Someone decided to use a stone to smash the rear door window. No valuables were taken. It looked like they'd spent some time trying to cause some damage, as there were several chips on the body work and other windows suggesting that they'd given it a good go before they were successful.

Bizarrely, they didn't finish with the smashed window - the exterior of the car was then also decorated with several rolls of toilet paper. They'd stuffed toilet paper in the alloys, and put toilet rolls up the exhaust. The mind boggles.

Just a headsup to locals - there are some weirdos on the streets at the moment.
Friday 25 August 2017 6.04pm
If you don't have any enemies, or ongoing disputes, this could be a case of your vehicle being mistakenly identified as belonging to someone else who does indeed have enemies.

What do the police have to say about this ugly incident?
Saturday 26 August 2017 6.52pm
No known enemies or disputes. Police asked the same question as it's a bit of weird thing for anyone to do.

I've seen other cars damaged in the area (smashed windows, doors keyed) but never decorated with toilet paper!

Let's just hope we were randomly targeted rather than anything more sinister.
Monday 28 August 2017 3.21pm
A second car in the same street has now been vandalised in the last 24 hours in the same manner; decorated in toilet paper, toilet paper in the alloys and toilet rolls up the exhaust. No smashed windows though
Monday 28 August 2017 5.26pm
If the police aren't doing anything, perhaps it would be worthwhile setting up some kind of citizen's patrol together with your car owning neighbours.

Just be sure to keep it legal: cameras not baseball bats...

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