Police seek tyre-slash info as pair arrested

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
A picture of an alleged tyre-slashing offence appeared on the Pilbara District-WA Police Facebook page.
Camera IconA picture of an alleged tyre-slashing offence appeared on the Pilbara District-WA Police Facebook page. Credit: Picture: Pilbara District — WA Police

South Hedland police arrested two men in relation to multiple tyre slashings in South Hedland over the weekend.

Police allege the offences caused thousands of dollars damage.

South Hedland police Senior Sergeant Dean Snashall said at least 20 vehicles were damaged, however, the men had only been charged in relation to five as of Monday.

Sen. Sgt Snashall urged people to come forward with information about the other tyre-slashing incidents

“In order to charge someone we need a public statement so that evidence can be used in court,” he said.

Police are urging residents who live on Smith, Weaver, Corbett and Roberts streets to check their CCTV systems between 1am and 2am on Sunday, February 12.

Police have described the men as dark-skinned, saying one was dressed in white shorts and a dark top.

Two men, who are on strict bail, are due to appear at South Hedland Magistrate’s Court on February 27.

Anyone with information can contact South Hedland police on 131 444.

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