Police investigation after car attacked in Portishead

PUBLISHED: 12:12 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:12 01 August 2018

The incident took place in The Russets. Picture: Google

The incident took place in The Russets. Picture: Google


A police appeal has been launched after a car was damaged in Portishead.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is investigating the incident of criminal damage which took place at about 6pm on July 9.

A beige-coloured Renault Modus was parked in The Russets, where the owner was sat in the driver’s seat, when a man walking along the pavement began hitting the vehicle’s window.

The attack caused damage to the electrically-operated wing mirror.

The man was is described as white, aged from 70-75 years old, about 5ft 10ins tall and with short, curly, bushy grey hair.

He was walking a grey and black Shih Tzu dog at the time of the incident and was wearing a white top, beige shorts and black glasses.

An police spokesman said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or who recognises the man described above.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote reference number 5218153273.

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