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Edenbridge: Cars damaged in hit and run

By Natalie Tipping

A driver is alleged to have driven through a fence and damaged a number of cars in a private car park, before fleeing the scene. 

Residents on a private estate in Edenbridge were left shocked after finding their cars smashed up.

Stephanie Griffin, whose car was damaged, said: "We went out to the back car park immediately after the incident, where there is private residential parking. 

A VW parked in the private lot was dented

A VW parked in the private lot was dented

"The area is fully enclosed, but someone came through one cul-de-sac and straight through the fence, hitting two cars leaving mine as a write-off and another severely damaged.

"They fled instantly, but in reversing they hit a house, leaving a large dent."

The residents later found part of a Mazda vehicle, which they believe may have fallen off after the incident. 

The car knocked down a fence and hit a number of cars.

The car knocked down a fence and hit a number of cars.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called at 7.54pm on Saturday 7 October 2017 regarding a report that a grey saloon car had collided with two cars and a wall in a car park in St Johns Way, Edenbridge. The driver reportedly left the area without leaving any details.

"Officers attended the scene where no injuries were reported. Enquiries are on-going to locate the driver and their car, which would have received damage to the front."

Anybody who saw the collision or has information that may help is asked to call police on 01622 604100 quoting reference 7-1240, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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