Motorcyclist throws brick and stone at police van smashing windscreen in Hampshire

A POLICE van has been damaged after a motorcyclist threw a brick and a stone at it.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 1:55 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 2:11 pm
The windscreen was smashed during the incident. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

The incident happened at some time between 8.35am and 8.50am on Wednesday, 27 March while the marked police van was parked in Fraser Close, Lordshill, Southampton.

During this time, someone rode past the van on an off road motorbike and threw a rock at the windscreen and a brick at the side of the van.

As a result, the windscreen needed replacing and the vehicle is currently off the road.

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Police have released a CCTV image of the motorcyclist. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

PC Chris Sharland, said: ‘We’ve released a CCTV image in relation to this appeal.We’d like to trace the owner or rider of this motorcycle as they may be able to help us with our enquiries.

‘If you have any information about who may be responsible for this mindless act of criminal damage, please call us on 101 quoting 44190105665.’

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44190105665.

In an emergency, call 999.