Police investigate $150,000 in vehicle damage during Lambton break & enter

Newcastle City Police Target Action Group have released images and CCTV footage as they continue to investigate a break and enter and malicious damage incident from earlier this year.

Sometime between 10.30pm (Saturday 23 March 2019) and 4.30am (Monday 25 March 2019), an unknown number of people entered a smash repairs business on Griffiths Road, Lambton.

Several vehicles were targeted with smashed windows, dented panels and paint spread throughout the vehicle’s interiors.

Investigators estimate the total damage cost to be in excess of $150,000.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District Target Action Group were contacted and commenced investigations through Strike Force Nanes.

Detectives have now released images and CCTV footage of a man who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

Police believe more than one person may be involved in the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Waratah Police Station directly on (02) 4926 6599 or to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.