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Welshpool dealership targeted by vandals

  • Four cars damaged by vandals at H. Ballard & Son Motors in Welshpool
  • One vehicle has roof caved in while others suffer broken wing mirrors and snapped aerials
  • Police have issued a plea for information in bid to catch culprits

Time 2 weeks ago

Police have launched an investigation after four cars were targeted by vandals at a dealership in Welshpool.

The incident at H. Ballard & Son Motors took place in the dead of night last Thursday (June 3).

Shocked staff arrived on Friday morning to find vehicles with broken wing mirrors, snapped aerials and scratched bodywork.


One car even had its roof caved in, reports mywelshpool.co.uk.

Officers are currently investigating what happened and have asked for anyone with information to come forward.

A spokesman for Welshpool, Llanfyllin, and Llanfair Caereinion Police said: ‘Damage has been caused to four vehicles for sale on the forecourt at Ballards Garage in Welshpool. 

‘Anyone with information that could help officers with their investigation is asked to report it to Dyfed-Powys Police.’

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A spokesman for the dealership said they were ‘very saddened’ by what happened.

Anyone with information should call 101 or email [email protected]

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Jack joined the Car Dealer team in 2021 as a staff writer. He previously worked as a national newspaper journalist for BNPS Press Agency. He has provided news and motoring stories for a number of national publications including The Sun, The Times and The Daily Mirror.

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