"Hate Crime" investigation launched as family of arsonists on "misguided views of their nationality"
Two cars were destroyed today in an incident in which the police claim they are being treated as "hate crimes".
Today at 6:10 pm (Tuesday, January 16), in Jasmine Close, Wisbech, a Mercedes A180 was damaged and set on fire. In the same area, a gray BMW 520i had smashed its windows and sprayed the word "Polish" on the side of the vehicle.
Both vehicles belong to a local Lithuanian family
Sergeant Lee Levens said: "This is a despicable is crime and it seems that this answer has advised you have the victims because of their targeted misguided views on their nationality.
"Hate crimes have no place in Cambridgeshire and we will not tolerate anyone who thinks it is acceptable to cause this kind of upset and harm to the members of our community." 19659009] "We would like to ask anyone with information about those responsible to contact the police, and any information, no matter how small, could prove to be significant."
Anyone who has information about this incident should have the Call police to quote CF0029400118 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously at 0800 555111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
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