More than 30 vehicles damaged in Lowestoft tyre-slashing spree, police reveal

The tyres of 35 cars were slashed in 12 Lowestoft roads. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The tyres of 35 cars were slashed in 12 Lowestoft roads. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

More vehicle-owners have reported damage to their cars following a spate of tyre-slashing attacks last week in Lowestoft.

Police have revealed that 35 vehicles on 12 different roads were hit by the vandalism on Saturday, September 30.

Between approximately 1am and 3am vandals damaged the tyres of vehicles across the north of the town.

Initial reports suggested 28 vehicles sustained damage in the spree.

So far, police have confirmed vehicles on the followings road have been impacted:


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• Pleasurewood Close

• Shadingfield Close

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• Spexhall Way

• Stoven Close

• Blyford Road

• Crestview Drive

• Weston Road

• Wissett Way

• Frostenden Crescent

• Westhall Road

• Village Way

• Henham Road

Suffolk police have appealed for witnesses to any of these incidents and are keen to hear from anybody who may have seen or heard anybody acting suspiciously in the area around these times.

Anyone with any information, including CCTV footage, to assist the investigation should contact PC Mark Brown at Lowestoft Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101, quoting crime number 37/64404/17.

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