Anger over police response

A DAUGHTER has hit out at a lack of police response after her elderly parents suffered damage to their garden wall.

The pensioners in Wilberforce Road, Wisbech, called the police on Wednesday after their front wall was targeted by vandals for the second time in two days.

But after being assured someone would be sent around to the property, there was no sign of police when the vandals returned three hours later and succeeded in pushing down the central part of the wall.

The couple’s daughter said: “What concerns me that if the vandals are left and they know they can get away with it, then their behaviour escalates. They’re so brazen, it’s like they’re Teflon-coated. My parents were really upset.”

Her mother confronted the people who damaged the wall and described them as a group of young teenagers.

The daughter said there are a lot of pensioners in Wilberforce Road and they are having some problems with people using the road as a route through to Wisbech Park, an area known for anti-social problems.

There have been occasions where alcohol cans and bottles have been left in the road, even though there is a non-public drinking order in the area.

A police spokesperson said house-to-house enquiries have been carried out in the area and CCTV has been checked.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555111.