Elderly man’s car damaged in ‘targeted attack’ – police want to speak to two men

Police have released footage of two men they want to speak to after an elderly man had his car damaged in Stockport.

The Citroën C1 had its windscreen damaged following an incident in Reddish in July.

Greater Manchester Police say they believe its ‘elderly and vulnerable’ owner was targeted after issues with anti-social behaviour in the area.

The victim has now been left with limited ways of getting around due to the damage.

CCTV footage has now been released of two men officers would like to speak to, as part of a renewed appeal for information about the incident.

It occurred on Woodhall Crescent at around 11.50pm on Tuesday July 14 this year.

The footage, released on the force’s social media channels, shows two men approach a vehicle, with one of them jumping onto it, before they walk away in tandem.

GMP say they are seeking to identify the men in the footage
(Image: Greater Manchester Police)

PC Matthew Delaney, from GMP’s Stockport division said: “The owner of this car is elderly and vulnerable and has now been left with limited transport as a result.

“It’s believed that this was a targeted attack following on-going anti-social behaviour issues in the area.

“We began investigating following the first report of the offence but we are now appealing to the public some time on as other enquiries have been unsuccessful.

“We’re seeking to identify the two people in the CCTV. “

Anyone who recognises the people in the footage is asked to call police on 101 or email heatonsandreddish@gmp.police.uk quoting incident number 592 of 15/07/2020.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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