Appeal for witnesses after two cars are damaged

TWO cars were damaged in North Shields at the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses after damage was caused to two vehicles in Lilburn Street in the early hours of Sunday, February 6.

Officers were called to a report of damage to a car at about 12.45am.

Police were dealing with the incident when a second call was received of two men damaging another vehicle in the same street.

Sergeant Adrian Smiles, from North Shields neighbourhood policing team, said: “We are appealing for witnesses to these incidents to contact police.

“Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 03456 043043 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and bailed pending further enquiries.