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Woman's car from Ashford gets 'keyed' in CCTV footage

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A shocking video has been posted on Facebook, showing a man allegedly keying an Audi.

The CCTV footage from a home in Ashford shows a man approach the car, walk towards the front passenger's side and apparently swipe the vehicle with a key.

The woman who owns the car said: "I was absolutely shocked."

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A man keys the car
A man keys the car

The incident happened two weeks ago, but in the last 24 hours it's been viewed more than 43,000 times.

Police have ordered the man to pay for the damage, but he has not been arrested.

The car owner said: "I have been left with a damaged car and he has got away with it. It makes me feel quite deflated.

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows the man keying the car.

"I'm glad I have found out who it is.

"But if it was a young person they would have been arrested there and then."

The video has been shared more than 930 times and has almost 200 comments.

The woman says she has no idea why her car has allegedly been targeted by this man.

She said: "We have never done anything to him. He has done it for no reason."

The video shows the man approaching the car from the side
The video shows the man approaching the car from the side

A spokesman from Kent Police, said: "Kent Police is investigating an incident of criminal damage at (an address) in Ashford at 2.45pm on Friday 29 July 2016.

"It is reported that a man caused damage to a car.

"The suspect has been identified and interviewed in relation to the matter.

"Enquiries are on-going regarding the incident and the victim has been informed of its progress."

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