Cars wrecked as vandals hit Nelson garage

Vandals who ran riot at a Nelson garage on Tuesday caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Wednesday, 18th November 2015, 7:00 pm
Danny McNicholas surveys the damage to a Ford Focus during the attack at Southfield Garage

Police are investigating the incident which saw up to eight vehicles damaged.

On Tuesday evening the criminals entered Southfield Garage’s outside parking area on Southfield Street and caused the damage to seven cars and a lorry, too.

Vehicle windows were smashed and there was also damage to wiring and the inside of some of the vehicles which were wrecked.

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The damage inside a Ford Focus at Southfield Garage.

Most of the cars were being repaired by Southfield Garage for their customers.

Garage owner Mr Derek Gallagher said: “I was really horrified by it. There was a lot of damage created. I’m glad the police are investigating this.”

A Citroen C2 which was also damaged in the attack.
A waggon also suffered from damage in the attack.