Hunt for tyre slasher after cars attacked

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Mindless thugs have slashed the tyres on a number of cars in York during a spate of vandalism, police said.

Tyres on eight vehicles were slashed at various locations across the city. Police said the attacks took place between February 14 and 17.

The cars targeted included a Ford Fiesta parked on Clifford Street, a Volkswagen Bora parked on Victor Street, a Nissan Micra and Ford Focus both parked in All Saints Comprehensive School car park, a Volkswagen Passat parked in Buckingham Street, a Toyota Avensis parked in East Mount Road, and a Ford Ka and Toyota Yaris both parked in Lower Friargate.

Pc Carol Gordon, of the Safer Neighbourhood Help Desk, said: “This is a mindless act of criminal damage.” Call police on 101.