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Car windows smashed in Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury by vandals wielding catapults

By Lowri Stafford

Police are hunting catapult-wielding vandals who smashed the windows of at least ten cars across the district.

Officers are investigating a spate of criminal damage in Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury overnight between Wednesday and Thursday.

Car windscreens were smashed in Spenser Road

In Spenser Road, Herne Bay, a Ford people carrier and a VW people carrier both had their rear windows shattered while a Hyundai car had both its rear and front windscreens smashed.

In Whitstable, a VW Golf and a Kia Picanto in Belmont Road, a VW High Up in Borstal Hill, a Ford Transit in Pean Hill, a VW Golf in Canterbury Road and an Audi A3 in Oxford Street all suffered damage to windscreens.

A VW Toureg in Whitstable Road, Canterbury, was also vandalised.

Detectives are looking for witnesses who may have information, or who saw anyone acting suspiciously with a catapult.

They are asked to call Sergeant Bev Dyer on 01227 868060 and quoting reference number ZY/24330/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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