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Anger after vandals' tyre-slashing rampage in Northfleet

Drivers have been left counting the cost after vandals went on the rampage, slashing tyres on parked cars in Northfleet.

Reports on social media suggest around 30 vehicles had their tyres slashed on Friday night in roads near the town's railway station.

CCTV shows a blurred figure at the front wheel of a car in Northfleet on the inght vandals slashed the tryes of multiple vehicles. Residents hope clearer CCTV footage can be found to help identify the culprits.
CCTV shows a blurred figure at the front wheel of a car in Northfleet on the inght vandals slashed the tryes of multiple vehicles. Residents hope clearer CCTV footage can be found to help identify the culprits.

Kent Police has confirmed it is investigating reports of damage caused to between 10 and 20 vehicles parked in Hamerton Road, Railway Street and Station Road, Northfleet, between 11pm on Friday and 9.30am yesterday.

Officers have attended the scene and inquiries are ongoing.

Residents commenting online expressed shock and anger at the attacks, and have appealed for people to check their CCTV in an effort to track down the culprits.

People who saw anything which could assist officers’ enquiries are asked to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting 46/2584/20.

Railway Street and Hamerton Road in Northfleet. Image: Google Maps
Railway Street and Hamerton Road in Northfleet. Image: Google Maps

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