Witness appeal after car window smashed

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Police in Ripon are appealing for witnesses and information after an incident which they believe saw a stone thrown deliberately at a car, smashing the rear window.

A gold Volvo V70 estate car parked on Borrage Green Lane was damaged at around 2.55pm on Saturday, June 9. It is believed a stone was deliberately thrown at the car’s rear window, and the owner reported the criminal damage to the police.

A group of youths were seen moving away from the location on foot in the direction of Harrogate Road.

It is believed a man may have witnessed the incident and spoke to the group of youths about throwing stones.

Officers are urging this man to come forward as he may have important information that could assist the investigation.

Other witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Leigh Plume.

Information can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12120092859.