VANDALS smashed car windows and wing mirrors during a spree in Colchester.

About nine cars in the town’s New Town area were targeted.

Paul Harvey, 35, of New Town Road, noticed the electric wing mirror on his Volvo, which he always pushes in every evening, had been pulled out and smashed overnight.

The broken mirror was on the pavement side of the parked car.

Mr Harvey went into Colchester police station to tell officers about it after he discovered the damage on Saturday morning.

The following night about nine more cars were damaged.

He said: “I couldn’t believe it.

There was window after window."

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