POLICE are appealing for witnesses following reports of criminal damage in Braintree.

Officers with Essex Police were called to Manor Street in the town at 3.24am on Saturday morning.

They had received reports of people causing damage to vehicles on the street.

Police arrived shortly after they received the call but say the suspects had already left the area.

A number of vehicles had been damaged.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We need anyone who saw anything or has any CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us.

“If you do have any cameras in the nearby area and they show any people walking past between 3.15am and 3.45am on June 18 it would assist with our investigation.

“If you have any information you can submit a report online at www.essex.police.uk.

“Please quote incident number 257 from 18th June 2022.”