Cars damaged in South Shields vandal attacks

Police are appealing for information
Police are appealing for information

Police are hunting vandals after cars were damaged in South Tyneside.

The attacks happened between 1.30am and 2.05am, on Thursday, July 23, in Australia Grove, South Shields.

Three teenagers ran over the bonnet and roof of several cars parked in street, causing damage.

One is described as wearing Adidas clothing, including a blue and green tracksuit top, blue tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

The second was wearing a red and blue tracksuit top and grey tracksuit bottoms.

The third offender wore a blue Adidas tracksuit top with a hoody underneath.

Officers investigating the incident also know one offender was wearing Nike trainers as a footprint was taken at the scene.

All are believed to be aged around 17 or 18.

Inquiries are ongoing and police are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone who recognises the offenders from their descriptions. They are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may recognise the style of trainer from the footprint taken.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 78 23/07/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.