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Three arrested in connection with criminal damage to vehicles in High Wycombe

| April 9, 2015

Police Light - 2014-03-22

At around 2.40pm on Thursday 9th April 2015 police were called to Arundel Road in High Wycombe following reports of a car on fire and several other vehicles being damaged.

A 19 year old man, a 22 year old man and a 17 year old boy, all from High Wycombe were arrested on suspicion of committing criminal damage and are currently in custody.

Police officers are currently collating information about numbers of vehicles damaged and enquiries are ongoing.

Sgt Darren Mitchell from High Wycombe police station said: ‘Police responded quickly to calls from vigilant members of the public and were able to swiftly arrest three people. I would like to praise the members of the public who came forward to provide information which resulted in these arrests. We urge all communities to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity. Officers remain in the area this evening and I would urge anyone with concerns to speak to them or call police on 101.

Independent charity Crimestoppers has offered a reward of up to £1,000 for information relating to criminal damage to vehicles in High Wycombe.

Up to £1,000 in cash is being offered for anonymous information given to Crimestoppers which leads to arrest and charge of anyone in relation to ongoing damage to vehicles in the town. The reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555 111 or by filling in an anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Crimestoppers does not take personal information and cannot trace calls or information given online. You do not have to give a statement or appear in court.

Police are advising that in an emergency always dial 999.

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