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car tyres, family car, Brian Chamberlain, St Mellons, Old St Mellons

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Residents in St Mellons who were victim to a car tyre slashing spree over night. Some families having to replace upto 16 tyres on the family cars. Scene in Allen Close, where a number of car tyres were slashed. Dozens of car owners in Cardiff woke yesterday to find their vehicles had been vandalised overnight. Residents of at least three streets in Old St Mellons discovered their tyres had been slashed, while there were reports a front door was set alight during the night. South Wales Police told the Echo two men, aged 19 and 21, had been arrested, while householders described the damage as ??orrendous?? Workman Brian Chamberlain said at least 46 vehicles in his street, Ty To Maen Close, had been vandalised overnight. His wife Christine, who works at Asda, discovered all four tyres on their family car had been slashed when she attempted to leave for work yesterday morning. Dad-of-two Mr Chamberlain told the Echo residents were ??evastated??by what had happened. He said two tyres on his motorhome had been slashed as well as all four on both his work van and family car. Mr Chamberlain said he was due to leave today for a week-long holiday visit to Weymouth in his motorhome, which was in doubt due to the damage. 23rd, August, 2012.

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Keywords 2010s,Anti-social behaviour,Crime,Deflated,Flat Tyre,Jack,Vandalism
Year 2012
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