Police hunt vandal as paint stripper thrown over Mylor cars

This is The West Country: Police hunt vandal as paint stripper thrown over Mylor cars Police hunt vandal as paint stripper thrown over Mylor cars

Police are searching for vandals who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage by throwing paint stripper over cars in a Mylor Bridge cul-de-sac.

A gel-like substance was thrown over four vehicles in Bonython Close during the night of Thursday, June 19, to Friday, June 20, causing bubbling and stripping-away of paintwork.

A Volkswagen Beetle suffered an estimated £2,500 worth of damage, described by police as “extensive”, when the substance was thrown over its boot and offside panels, and a silver Nissan Juke had the chemical on its doors, panels, boot and bonnet, at a cost also estimated at £2,500. A silver Citroen Xsara Picasso was also badly damaged.

A police spokesperson said: “It is under investigation. We have done house to house enquiries.”

Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101 quoting reference CR/082989/14.

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