Nearly 2 dozen vehicles found with slashed tires in Eaglewood area of Virginia Beach – WAVY.com

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) An act of vandalism marred what should have been a typical Sunday morning for residents in the Eaglewood area of Virginia Beach.

They woke up to find their tires slashed.

Troy Brimmer lives in Eaglewood. He provided WAVY TV 10 surveillance video that shows individuals going around the neighborhood vandalizing cars that were parked along the street.

If you listen closely, you can actually hear the air escaping from a newly slashed tire in the video.

You feel violated. You get upset when you see this happening to your neighbors, said Brimmer.

He first noticed the damage on his Sunday morning walk.

I was walking my dog this morning and I saw a few people working on their cars. I thought they were just getting a little work done on the weekend until I noticed car after car and really, as Im walking my dog, I just saw a whole string of cars with flat tires, he said.

Brimmer said it wasnt long before he put the pieces together.

On the Nextdoor app a lot of people were alerting each other and I had three neighbors right in a row all three changing tires at the same time as well as many others. So, you could definitely see that this was a little bit more than your typical vandalism, he said.

Almost every car along Dove Drive, parts of Woodcock Lane, and parts of Hummingbird Lane had damage to either one or two tires.

I dont feel good, said resident Joe Doherty.

He had two of his vehicles damaged. He says he didnt realize one of them until he was already driving and had to change the tire on a busy road.

You need to test drive your vehicles today because even if it doesnt look like it flat, it could be flat, he offered as advice.

Doherty seemed in good spirits despite the damage, but pointed out he feels like the people responsible were being inconsiderate.

If 22 vehicles, according to the police, have flat tires, thats in the neighborhood of $5,000. When does that add up? And its disrupting everybodys life. Why do it, you know? said Doherty.

Officers are investigating several destruction of property cases of vehicles in the Eaglewood area. If you reside in the area and have discovered damage to your vehicle overnight please call Virginia Beach Police non emergency at 385-5000 to file a police report @CityofVaBeach

Brimmer said the only good thing he saw from this was his neighbors willingness to help each other.

Police are still investigating this incident. If you are in the area and believe your vehicle was damaged, youre encouraged to reach the Virginia Beach non-emergency number at 757-385-5000 and file a report.

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