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'Vandals' slash tyres of police car near St Austell

'Vandals' slash tyres of police car near St Austell

Published by Emma Carton at 7:35am 24th September 2019. (Updated at 7:56am 25th September 2019)

Police in St Austell have revealed one of their response cars has had its tyres slashed.

Officers say the vehicle was out on a job when the incident happened on Sunday night.

They posted a warning on social media, saying it happened during a very busy shift.

Superintendent Ian Drummond-Smith shared the post, calling it "utterly mindless vandalism".

"Madness. That's a car off the road that can't attend a road accident, a lost child or a rape. 

"Utterly mindless vandalism".

Superintendent Ian Drummond-Smith

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