Eighteen cars targeted by tyre-slashing vandals in Wednesfield

By Dayna Farrington | Wednesfield | News | Published:

Car owners living in the Wednesfield area being warned after 18 cars had their tyres slashed.

Cars parked in Vicarage Road had their tyres slashed. Photo: Google Maps

The vandal attacks on cars took place in four different streets in the Wednesfield area of Wolverhampton, near to New Cross Hospital, according to West Midlands Police.

Vicarage Road, North Avenue, School Road and Prestwood Road were among the streets targeted by the tyre slasher.

Residents living in the area are now being urged to come forward if they have witnessed anything over the last few days.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "The team had to do house-to-house regarding a spate of tyre slashing.

"Vicarage Road, North Avenue, School Road and Prestwood Road. In total 18 plus separate crimes.

"If you know anything please speak to any officer."

Anyone with information can call West Midlands Police on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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