VIDEO REPORT: CrimeTracker 15: Vehicles Damaged in Madison

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 --- 10:24p.m.

On Sunday, two residents who live on Dawes Street in Madison reported finding their cars damaged.

Police say it's a result of an acid like substance poured on different parts of the vehicles.

Fred Svenson, one of the victims, says the damage has left his car needing repairs that would cost him an estimate of $3,000.

Lt. Wayne Strong thinks Svenson and the other victim, who live just two doors down from each other, might have been targeted

“The relative close proximity of the two vehicles does leads us to believe that the two incidents are related ,” said Lt. Strong.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact police.


Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2012 --- 10:57 a.m.

Incident report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Damaged Property

Incident Date: 04/22/2012 - 10:32 AM

Address: 3600 and 3700 blocks of Dawes St.

Victim: Male, age 40, Madison
Male, age 31, Madison

Details: Madison Police received similar criminal damage to property reports from two Dawes St. residents Sunday morning. Both found someone had poured a substance, likely acid based, on their parked vehicles. It ate away paint causing an estimated $3,000 damage to one car and $2,000 damage to the other.

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