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Last Updated: Friday, 18 November 2005, 18:02 GMT
Police probe tyre attack by yobs
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Police were alerted in the early hours of the morning
More than a 100 cars have had their tyres slashed by vandals in Newtongrange in Midlothian.

The crime spree took place early on Friday morning and Lothian and Borders Police were appealing for witnesses.

Officers said the rampage caused significant inconvenience for the owners, many of whom woke to discover they could not use their cars.

The affected vehicles were in the same area of Newtongrange, between Fifth Street and Ninth Street.

It was estimated tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused.

Lothian and Borders Police have sent in a specialist vandalism team to investigate.


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