Police are appealing for information after vandals damaged and burned more than 10 cars in a single attack at a tower block
They struck in the early hours in the second-storey residents’ car park at Arlington House, Margate, causing damage estimated at thousands of pounds.
Firefighters and police were called and on arrival discovered a Suzuki Vitara, a Ford Fiesta and a Daihatsu 4WD burning. Other cars parked near the burning vehicles were badly damaged by the fires. A witness said one of the cars exploded.
Police say 11 cars had their door locks forced. Of those, six suffered fire damage from being set alight or being near one of the burning cars.
Police are looking for four men aged between 18 and 20 who were in the car park about two hours before the fires.
They would also like to speak to another man seen in the area, who is described as white, about 5ft 8in tall, slim and with short black hair. He wore a white polo shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Sgt Tristan Kluibenschadl at Margate police station on 01843 222195."