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Old 02-02-2018, 01:27 PM   #1
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Tried to do a good deed

So I was in London today, whilst walking from one meeting to another I see a guy key a car really badly. So I think if that was mine I would be gutted, so I say something get the response I thought by being told to go away in a less polite version. I take a photo and knock a few local offices to try and find the owner to no avail. As it happens a policewomen comes by so I stop to tell her and she tells me “ I am too busy to deal with petty vandalism “ I couldn’t believe it !! Lost for words with that one.

Anyway I left a note with my number on said car so they can call me.

Photo of car , you can see two lines that run over the panels. Disgusting -


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Old 02-02-2018, 01:31 PM   #2
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Bad on all levels!
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Old 02-02-2018, 01:32 PM   #3
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That's awful. But good on you for doing what you can.

So was the guy anything to do with the van that's parked there too?

He should be sued for a respray!!

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I guess the silver car is not electric, and is parked in the electric vehicle charging bay. Not that that is an excuse for vandalising someone's property. Brain dead moron.
If I'd have caught him scratching mine he'd be wearing his teeth as a necklace.
See if you can find them on Facebook and post this. See what transpires.
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That's awful. But good on you for doing what you can.

So was the guy anything to do with the van that's parked there too?

He should be sued for a respray!!

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Yes that’s his van, got the number plate also. He got in it and drove off. I tried to call 101 but it wouldn’t go through for some reason, maybe because I have a foreign phone ?




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I guess the silver car is not electric, and is parked in the electric vehicle charging bay. Not that that is an excuse for vandalising someone's property. Brain dead moron.
If I'd have caught him scratching mine he'd be wearing his teeth as a necklace.
See if you can find them on Facebook and post this. See what transpires.


It was an electric car , a Renault something. I just can’t get my head around the mindless act.



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It was an electric car , a Renault something. I just can’t get my head around the mindless act.

Makes even less sense then!
Unless they'd had a run in earlier and he thought he was being big by damaging it.
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Makes even less sense then!

Unless they'd had a run in earlier and he thought he was being big by damaging it.


Could be or a debt not paid or something? I suppose you never know the background but whatever his reasons it’s not the way to deal with it, can’t put what I want to say on a forum lol.


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Well done for taking it up and hope the owner follows it through
Funny but when I saw the first picture I automatically expected a young person to be responsible until I saw the second picture, shows that you should not prejudge until you know all the facts.......anyone else done the same
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Good for you, but unfortunately that's modern policing, I'm not saying all are like that as that's totally unfair but many forces are.
My feeling is you cant call that petty vandalism at the cost to repair that and it all starts with this and goes onto bigger crimes as don't get punished , this country is slowly becoming worse with this terrible attitude by the policewoman, I would have asked for her number and reported it if it was me terrible state of affairs IMHO
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