Police car has tyres slashed as officer visits crime victim

February 02 2021
Police car has tyres slashed as officer visits crime victim

POLICE are trying to trace whoever was responsible for slashing the tyres of a patrol car in a Fishponds street while an officer was visiting a crime victim.

The marked car (above) was parked in Cassell Road, between Downend Road and Staple Hill High Street, when the vandal attack took place between 4.15pm and 5.30pm on Saturday January 23.

Two tyres were slashed as the officer took a statement from a victim of crime nearby.

After examining CCTV and carrying out house-to-house enquiries, Avon and Somerset police today called on anyone who saw the damage being caused, or knows who did it, to call 101, quoting the crime reference number 5221 016 350.