VANDALS are being hunted by police after they poured paint over the roof of a car and slashed the tyres in Crewkerne.

Police were called to the incident in the Severalls Park Avenue area of the town on Thursday, May 11.

Police are now appealing to the public for help in tracking down the culprit.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police said: "Did you see a green Chevrolet Matiz being damaged in the Severalls Park Avenue area of Crewkerne on Thursday?

"The damage, which consisted of paint being poured over the roof and two tyres being punctured, happened at around 10.50pm.

"Did you see or hear anything suspicious? Did you see anyone walking around the area carrying a tin of paint?"

If you have any information which may help the police in their enquiries, contact PC Chris Purcell on 101 using crime reference number 5217105507.