Vandals strike at least 22 vehicles in La Mesa

Posted at 3:32 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 19:36:46-05
LA MESA (CNS) - The tires of at least 22 vehicles were punctured overnight in La Mesa, police reported Tuesday.
Calls began coming in to the La Mesa Police Department about 6:30 this morning from residents in the area of Harbinson Avenue and Stanford Avenue, Sgt. Katy Lynch said.
"It appears the suspect or suspects used an unknown sharp object to puncture the tires on vehicles parked along Harbinson Avenue, Standford Avenue, Cornell Avenue and Harvard Avenue," Lynch said in a statement. "As of 8:30 this morning, 22 vehicles have been located with tire damage."
Residents in the area were encouraged to check their vehicles and contact the La Mesa Police Department if they discover damage, according to Lynch.
Anyone who might have been a witness to the vandalism was asked to call the La Mesa Police Department or the Crime Stoppers' toll-free tip line at (888) 580-TIPS.