Car hit by air gun pellet

POLICE in Essex have appealed for help from the public after a car was hit by an air gun pellet.

Elliot Furniss

POLICE in Essex have appealed for help from the public after a car was hit by an air gun pellet.

A small hole was left in the offside door of a silver Citroen Berlingo, which was parked in Maria Street in Harwich.

The damage to the car will cost �400 to repair and the incident is thought to have happened at some point between 7am on Monday and 12.20pm yesterday.


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Investigating officer Pc Rob Cubberley said: “We'd like to remind people that they should only use air weapons within the confines of their own private property or in a registered area.

“They should be used responsibly and with extreme care. Individuals should also ensure that they have the correct documentation to own something like this.”

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Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to contact Pc Cubberley at Harwich Police Station on 0300 333 4444 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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