Vandals damage dozens of Hadleigh cars

VANDALS have been causing havoc in Hadleigh by ripping off badges and stealing aerials from dozens of cars.Since last Tuesday nine vehicles have had their aerials taken and around 25 have had their badges taken.

VANDALS have been causing havoc in Hadleigh by ripping off badges and stealing aerials from dozens of cars.

Since last Tuesday nine vehicles have had their aerials taken and around 25 have had their badges taken.

The thefts of the aerials happened overnight between last Tuesday and Wednesday and between Thursday and Monday police received around 25 reports of car badges being stolen.

Vandals also caused damage to the paintwork of a BMW 318 parked in Lambert Close in the town by scratching lines and flowery patterns into its paintwork with a sharp object sometime between 7pm on Saturday and 10am on Monday.

The aerial thefts happened on Emmerson Way, Aldham Road, Allen Road, Rampling Close and Oxford Drive and the theft of the car badges happened in Angel Street, Edwin Panks Road, Woolner Close and George Street.

In another incident in Tayler Road at 1.45am on Sunday two young boys were seen having prised the logo badge off a silver Suzuki Wagon.

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The first boy was described as white, in his mid teens, about 5ft 8incs tall, of slim build and wearing a light grey jacket with the hood up and dark trousers.

The second youth was described as a white, in his mid teens, about 5ft 6incs tall, of slim build and wearing a dark jacket with the hood up and dark trousers.

Anyone with information about any of the crimes should call Pc Sarah Munnings at Hadleigh police station on 01473 613500 or crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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