Multiple Vehicles Damaged In St Albans CBD

Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit Detectives have charged a man after its alleged a large number of cars and two businesses were found damaged throughout the northwest suburb of St Albans overnight.

Police responded to a call regarding a male wondering the streets around St Albans CBD about 9.40pm.

A search of the surrounding streets including Main Road East, Williams Street, Anderson Street and Reaburn Avenue has so far located 19 damaged vehicles, damage to a medical centre front door and inside a service station.

Most cars have had their windows smashed or damaged.

A 24-year-old Footscray man was arrested on Reaburn Street, following a short foot chase, he was charged with 21 counts of criminal damage.

He was bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on 30 August.

Residents in the area that find damage to their vehicles are urged to report it to Brimbank Crime Investigation Unit Sunshine Police Station 93133444.

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