WATCH: Suspected paint stripper poured on Jaguar F-Type in hate crime

The moment the Jaguar F-Type was vandalised with a substance thought to be paint stripper

The moment the Jaguar F-Type was vandalised with a substance thought to be paint stripper - Credit: Suffolk police

A video has shown the moment a substance suspected to be paint stripper was thrown over a Jaguar in Ipswich, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

Suffolk police has released the footage of the incident which happened on Tuesday, April 6, at around 5.40am outside a property in Spenser Road.

The offender is seen to approach the Jaguar F-Type and walk around it, before pouring what is thought to be paint stripper over the roof of the black four-by-four.

The model is worth over £50,000 and the incident cost around £5,000 in damage to the paintwork.

Police are treating it as a hate crime.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or knows who is responsible should contact Ipswich police, quoting crime reference: 37/17102/21.

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