While the culprits have yet to be caught in the overnight vandalism spree that damaged more than 50 vehicles in Bellmore, Merrick and Wantagh, police have released the locations where the incidents occurred.
According to a police report, the criminal mischief incidents involved smashing vehicle windows and windshields "with what appeared to be a blunt object."
It is believed a group of youths driving a dark-colored sports utility vehicle are responsible for the vandalism rampage, police said yesterday afternoon.
The 16 locations in Bellmore where 28 vehicles were reported damaged are as follows:
2373 Warren Ave., North Bellmore
2367 Warren Ave., North Bellmore
2411 Warren Ave., North Bellmore
2326 Redmond Rd., North Bellmore
2376 Redmond Rd., North Bellmore
2390 Redmond Rd., North Bellmore
1369 Dewey Ave., North Bellmore
34 Davenport Pl., North Bellmore
2428 Davenport Pl., North Bellmore
14 Davenport Pl., North Bellmore
109 Alice Ave., North Bellmore
1818 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore
Sunrise Avenue, Bellmore - five cars damaged
Hewlett Lane, Bellmore - five cars damaged
Walters Court - five cars damaged
According to police officers reporting on incidents in the 7th Precinct, which encompasses South Bellmore, "most vehicles had sideview mirrors or windows broken" and "some had body damage to vehicles."
There is a $5,000 reward being offered by police for anyone who offers a tip that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the crimes.
Detectives request anyone with information about these crimes to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous. If your vehicle was damaged, please send a photo to email@example.com.