Tyres slashed twice as Wellingborough car targeted two months in a row

The car was parked in Fulmar Lane, Wellingborough

By Alison Bagley
Monday, 1st February 2021, 12:05 pm

A car that had one of its tyres slashed while parked in Fulmar Lane, Wellingborough, has been targeted again in a carbon copy attack.

The car, a red Vauxhall Zafira, had tyres punctured on purpose by sharp objects.

A spokesman fro Northamptonshire Police said: "Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a red Vauxhall Zafira was targeted twice in Fulmar Lane, Wellingborough.

Police file picture

"The first incident took place between 8pm on Sunday, December 31, and 6am on Friday, January 1, when the offender or offenders used a sharp instrument to puncture one of the vehicle’s offside tyres.

"Then, between 6pm on Saturday, January 23, and 5am on Sunday, January 24, an instrument, possibly a screwdriver, was used to puncture one of the nearside tyres."

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed either incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 210000057197. Or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.