Laura Sharman 07 June 2016

Police hunt man after council offices attacked with sledgehammer

Police hunt man after council offices attacked with sledgehammer image

Essex Police are searching for a man who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage, when he smashed in windows at Maldon District Council’s offices with a sledgehammer.

The council building had a number of windows destroyed in the attack yesterday morning.

The police are looking for a man who was seen leaving the scene on a bicycle.

A spokesperson for the police said: ‘Officers were contacted at about 7.50am Monday June 6, with reports a number of windows had been smashed. The damage is estimated to cost a four figure sum.

‘Enquiries are ongoing and police want to identify the man pictured, who was seen leaving the scene on a bicycle and holding a sledgehammer. He was about 5ft 10ins tall.’

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