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52 tires slashed near police station

Posted at 8:48 AM, Aug 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-28 08:48:48-04

SOMERDALE, NEW JERSEY (KYW/CNN) - The search is on for a serial tire-slasher.

Police said a man damaged 13 emergency vehicles in Camden County early Sunday morning.

The man slashed all the tires on nine police cars, one fire vehicle and three personal vehicles belonging to officers on duty - 52 tires in all.

Authorities said the suspect is a tall, thin bald man who was wearing red sneakers.

Hours after the man's spree, he returned to the scene of the crime, hiding by cars near the police station.

There's no word on a possible motive.

Anyone with information on this individual is asked to contact police.

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