Thieves go on car smashing rampage on York street

Scene of the crimes… Scarcroft Road, York. Photograph © Google Street View
13 Oct 2015 @ 1.11 pm
| Crime, News
Scene of the crimes… Scarcroft Road, York. Photograph © Google Street View
Scene of the crimes… Scarcroft Road, York. Photograph © Google Street View

Ten cars were damaged on one York street overnight after thieves went on a smash-and-grab rampage.

The cars were all parked on Scarcroft Road in York. They were hit some time overnight from Monday to Tuesday (October 12 and 13).

Ten vehicles along the road had windows smashed, wing mirrors kicked off and items stolen from inside, including sat navs.

The damaged vehicles included:

  • a red Ford Fiesta
  • a blue Jaguar X Type
  • a black Mini
  • a grey Nissan Micra
  • a white Nissan Pathfinder
  • a red Peugeot 206
  • a white Vauxhall Astra
  • a dark blue Vauxhall Astra
  • a blue Vauxhall Vectra
  • and a black Volkwagen Polo.
  • Police are appealing to any witnesses to contact them – details below.

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

    Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask to speak to the Force Control Room.
    Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
    Quote reference number 12150181238