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Police appeal for witnesses following an incident of criminal damage with intent to endanger life in Studley Green

| October 25, 2021

An incident of criminal damage with intent to endanger life in Studley Green, High Wycombe has resulted in an appeal for witnesses by Thames Valley Police.

On Saturday 23rd October 2021, at around 8.35pm, police officers were called to Wycombe Road, Studley Green by a member of the public who reported that a man had used a JCB reach forklift truck to pick up a parked 4×4 vehicle which was then rammed into the caller’s property causing considerable damage.

During the incident nobody inside the property was injured. The 4×4 vehicle was left outside the property.

The man driving the forklift then drove off through Booker Common, through New Road towards Handy Cross and into the Turnpike Road area. Police officers pursued the forklift and arrested a man in Oakridge Road, High Wycombe.

During the journey to Oakridge Road it is thought that cars belonging to several members of the public may have been damaged.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Bruce Wilson, based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘This was an incident that has caused extensive damage to a property and it is lucky that no one was hurt.

Additionally we believe that a number of cars have been damaged as a result of this incident.

A man has been arrested and remains in custody and our investigation is ongoing.

We can confirm that this was not a random incident and the owner of the house and the arrested man are known to each other.

We are appealing for anyone with information to please come forward and would advise anyone who believes their vehicle has been damaged to please get in touch.

Anyone with information can report online or by calling the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 43210479096.

Police have arrested a 39 year old man from High Wycombe on suspicion of criminal damage with intent to endanger life, theft, criminal damage and other road related offences.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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