Cumbria

Arrest in Whitehaven car scratching probe

A man has been arrested by police investigating a spate of incidents of cars being scratched in a west Cumbrian town.

Over the past two years, more than 100 vehicles have been targeted in Whitehaven, with total damage estimated at £56,000.

As a result, officers have carried out hundreds of hours of patrols in an effort to catch the culprit.

A 63-year-old man from Whitehaven has been arrested on suspicion of damage.

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