Car damaged by vandals in Ambergate

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Police are investigating damage to a vehicle in Ambergate during the recent carnival weekend.

Vandals used a sharp instrument to scratch along the passenger side of a blue Ford Focus that was parked on Derby Road, causing damage to the paintwork. The casing of the wing mirror was also removed.

The incident is believed to have taken place between 8.30am on Friday July 10 and 6pm on Monday July 13, across from the recreational grounds.

PCSO Scott Hunt, from the Heage Safer Neighbourhood Tea, said: “The incident took place over the busy weekend of Ambergate Carnival so we are urging anyone who may have witnessed the damage to contact us so that we can bring those responsible to justice.”

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact PCSO Scott Hunt on 101, quoting crime number 29582/15, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.