Vandals attack car in Assington

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Police are appealing for information after a car was damaged by vandals in Assington.

The incident took place in The Street, near to a garage, at 3.55am this morning.

Two men drove up in a small car and began breaking into a vehicle parked in the street, when they were challenged by a resident who was awoken by the noise.

The offenders swore at the resident and threw a rock at his vehicle, causing the rear window to smash. The men drove off towards the A134, leaving the vehicle they were originally breaking into.

The first man is described as a white, around six foot tall and of a muscular build. He was believed to be in his mid-twenties and was wearing a dark coloured casual jacket, trousers and boots.

The second man is described as around 5’10” tall, of a slim build and was wearing dark coloured clothing. Both men were wearing balaclavas.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Pc John Moore on 101 quoting HD/13/1251 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.