BREAKING NEWS.... Three arrested after Barnstaple car wrecking spree

THREE youths have been arrested in connection with a car wrecking rampage in Barnstaple in the early hours of this morning (Thursday). Wing mirrors were broken off and at least 14 cars were damaged in a half-hour spree in the Barton Road area of Whiddon V

THREE youths have been arrested in connection with a car wrecking rampage in Barnstaple in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

Wing mirrors were broken off and at least 14 cars were damaged in a half-hour spree in the Barton Road area of Whiddon Valley at around 3am.

"While the damage was fairly minor, it is extremely annoying, inconvenient and expensive for the victims," said Sgt Paul Jones.

"We would like to hear from any witnesses or from anyone wanting to report further incidents of damage."


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The suspects were held overnight and are expected to be interviewed later today.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 08452 777444, quoting log number 123 20/08.

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