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

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
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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