Car tyres slashed in North Shields

MORE than 20 cars in North Shields had their tyres slashed in one night.

Cars parked in Regent Terrace, Regency Gardens and streets either side of Lynn Road were slashed with a sharp implement overnight on Sunday, October 23.

Acting Neighbourhood Inspector Adrian Smiles said: “This is completely mindless damage which has caused great frustration and upset to the vehicle owners, not to mention the inconvenience and cost of replacing the tyres.

“We’re carrying out a number of enquiries to trace the person or people responsible for this damage, this includes house to house enquiries and checking CCTV footage across the area.”

Anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious is being urged to contact police on 03456 043043 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.