Police alert after man kicks and elbows car wing mirrors in Chesterfield

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Drivers are being urged to be vigilant after a number of vehicles were damaged.

A man was reportedly seen kicking and elbowing wing mirrors on Sycamore Road, Hollingwood, in the early hours of the morning last Friday.

PC Adam Case, from the Hollingwood, Inkersall and Duckmanton Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to encourage motorists to be vigilant and to park in well-lit areas, including using driveways or garages where possible.”

Other crime prevention advice includes:

• Closing wing mirrors in at night and when parked up

• Making sure windows are up and that the vehicle is properly secure

• Installing alarm systems to vehicles in a bid to deter this type of crime