Paint stripper poured over BMW in Letchworth causing £3,000 worth of damage

Paint stripper was poured over a car in Letchworth, causing £3,000 worth of damage.

Paint stripper was poured over a car in Letchworth, causing £3,000 worth of damage. - Credit: Archant

Paint stripper was poured over a car in Letchworth, causing £3,000 worth of damage.

A red BMW 316 was targeted in Runnalow between midnight on Sunday, September 14, and 6am on Monday, September 15, with paint removed from the bonnet, roof and boot of the car.

A tyre was also partially slashed, causing a further £200 worth of damage.

PSCO Martin Barringer said: “Not only has this incident caused a significant amount of damage, the victim has been left very distressed by what has happened and I am keen to catch whoever is responsible.”

Anyone with information should call PCSO Barringer via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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