Posted: Thu 22nd Jan 2015

Cars targeted with paint as 10 more graffiti attacks appear overnight around Shotton

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015

Cars, walls, fences and bins have all been targeted overnight as the spate of graffiti attacks hitting Shotton and Queensferry.

Up to ten fresh incidents of criminal damage were seen along Clwyd Street and Chevrons Road, Shotton this morning Thursday 22nd Jan.

The new attacks follow an appeal by North Wales Police for information after properties were damaged with spray paint including John Summers High School, Glanrafon Training Centre on Chester Road West, Queensferry and a wall and fence on North Street, Shotton.

Soon after these were reported two ‘CH5’ tags appeared close to North Street.

Overnight a transit van and two cars appeared to have green dots spayed on them, close by bins, two fences bins, walls and a lamp post bore the mark of the vandals again using green spray paint.

We’ve mapped the graffiti below however, more appear to be springing during the course of the day.

(hover over the map and click to red dots to see images)

 

Speaking on Wednesday, Inspector Ceri Hawe said

“The offenders  have targeted a school and a centre for vulnerable people. I am asking for anyone with information which will help us identify these offenders  to contact us. If you noticed anything suspicious, or have any information relating to this incident please contact North Wales Police by dialling 101 

Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers Wales on 0800 555 111. North Wales Police would like to urge residents to always report suspicious activity to them at the earliest opportunity.”

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