Peterborough man due in court charged with puncturing tyres in city
A man will appear in court today charged with puncturing the tyres of numerous vehicles in Peterborough last week.
Police believe that more than 100 cars were affected across Dogsthorpe, Paston and Welland on Thursday night/Friday morning.
Some residents also reported having their car doors or even front doors damaged with a blowtorch.
A man was arrested on Friday, and this morning Cambridgeshire police confirmed he will appear in court today.
Matthew Smith, 22, of Somerby Garth, Welland, Peterborough, has been charged with 8 counts of criminal damage, 3 counts of arson and 1 count of assaulting a police officer.
He is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court virtually today.