CARS and houses have been targeted by vandals and criminals in Hendon.
Residents meeting with police in the Long Streets heard a log of crimes reported during the last five weeks.
As well as five cars scratched in St Leonard’s Street, a boiler was stolen from an empty property in Cairo Street, and windows were damaged in Commercial Road and Fuller Road.
Thieves stole items from a car left open in Cairo Street.
Police arrested a man with cannabis in Canon Cockin Street, and two people were charged after another incident in the same street.
Lead flashing was stolen from Tel El Kebir Road, and a strimmer from Corporation Road.
The next meeting is at the Salvation Army Citadel in Cairo Street, on August 8, at 6.30pm.