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Taxi suffers SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE to windscreen and bonnet by a man with a screwdriver in Swindon

Updated: Mar 26, 2022

Image credit : Wiltshire Police remixed

Swindon Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident which occurred in Swindon earlier this month.

At approximately 6.10am on 12 March, a taxi driver was due to pick up a passenger in Welcombe Avenue when he was approached by a man.

The man walked up to the taxi and caused substantial damage to the vehicle by puncturing the bonnet with what is believed to have been a screwdriver and smashing the windscreen.

The taxi driver managed to drive off from the area before further damage was caused.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, as well as anyone who may have relevant footage from CCTV, dashcam or doorbell cameras.

If you can help, call 101 and quote crime reference number 54220025574. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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