Car’s brakes tampered with in York

A BMW X1 estate like the one tampered with. Photograph: M 93 on Wikipedia
17 Jul 2019 @ 5.41 pm
| Crime, News

A saboteur tampered with a car’s brakes in York, putting the driver and passengers at risk

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about criminal damage to the car.

It happened between Friday 12 July and Monday 15 July while the blue BMW X1 estate was parked at the junction of Oldman Court and Doherty Walk.


A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

  • Someone tampered with the car’s brake cables, rendering it inoperable and putting the user of the vehicle at risk.

    We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and identify anyone of note to the police investigation.

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should contact the police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Gareth Foster
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Gareth Foster here
Quote reference number 12190129492