Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

If You Can't Steal the Car, Just Wreck It?

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

If You Can't Steal the Car, Just Wreck It?

Article excerpt

IN THE early hours of Sunday morning my friend's car was parked overnight at the South Tweed Sports Club due to him not wanting to drink/drive and thinking it would be safe there.

Two Caucasian males and one Caucasian female tried to steal his car. When they couldn't hotwire it, they pushed it from where it was parked into another car park further up and vandalised it.

They smashed the back window, ripped the steering wheel clean off and left wires hanging out every-where. They also left empty cans of alcohol.

I am hoping to obtain CCTV footage; however, I have been told that if it was dark, the footage probably wouldn't be good.

A witness came out and had a chat to us about how he heard the commotion at 5am and he turned his headlights on his own car and shone them on the vandals to deter them. He went round the block, came back and they were leaving in the direction of Tweed City. …

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