Vandals target vulnerable South Tyneside residents

Television aerials cut in Lilac Walk.
Television aerials cut in Lilac Walk.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a spate of vandalism at a sheltered accommodation complex in South Tyneside.

The damage happened around 3am today at Lakeside Hall in Lilac Walk, Hebburn, where six houses had the TV aerial cut.

Officers are carrying out inquiries and are appealing for information, which could help track down the culprits.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 102 280317 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.