Police appeal after tyre slashing

PUBLISHED: 15:00 16 January 2013


A RISE in vehicle crimes, such as tyre slashing, has prompted police to appeal for witnesses.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have recorded 13 incidents over the past month in the Oldmixon area.

The tyre slashing has occurred between Bloomfield, Butcombe, Cranmore and Drayton on Brompton Road.

In a separate incident, on January 12 at around 11.30pm, a grey Renault Megane was set on fire.

The car was parked near Ashcroft Garages, on Brompton Road, and fire services have confirmed the fire was deliberate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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