VANDALS are causing damage to cars by sticking screws in tyres, police have said.

In the last 24 hours, Thames Valley Police have received 10 reports from residents in Maidenhead who discovered screws in their tyres.

The incidents have taken place in the Cox Green area between Cannon Lane and Norden Road.

Police are warning residents to check their CCTV or doorbell cameras from Friday, March 12 and Sunday, March 14.

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Residents living in Barn Drive and Farmers Way are urged to check their CCTV footage to assist police in their investigation.

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A spokesman said: "We are aware of a number of vehicles in the Cox Green area between Cannon Lane and Norden Road, that have had Screws found in their tyres. "At least 10 have been reported to police in the last 24hrs.

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"If you have any information relating to the damage caused to vehicles in the area please get in contact with the Maidenhead South team at MaidenheadSouthGeographical@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

"If you live in the areas stated above and more specifically between Barn Drive and Farmers Way please Check your CCTV/doorbell cameras overnight between Friday 12th March -Sunday 14th March."