Nine car tyres slashed in Hoyland

Nine cars have had their tyres slashed in a crime spate in a Barnsley suburb.

Police have received nine reports of tyre slashing in Hoyland over the last few days.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The incidents have been reported in and around Hoyland, and officers are asking people to report anyone who they believe is acting suspiciously or hanging around vehicles, to the police on 101.

“Police are investigating the incidents and would urge any residents who may have CCTV installed at their property, to please also make contact with officers as you may have footage that could be vital.”