Police car tyre slashed

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a patrol car was damaged in Whitby.

The marked Ford Focus was targeted by someone who stabbed the front nearside tyre between 8.35am and 12pm on Friday October 18.

The vehicle was being used by a Malton officer who was providing cover in Whitby and had been on patrol in the town that morning.

Officers are appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the vicinity if any police vehicles in Whitby around the time of the incident to get in touch.

Anyone who can help with enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Dave Kirk or Malton police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to david.kirk@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Quote reference number 12130180927 when passing information about this incident.