In Saxony, a 7-year-old caused damage in the amount of 30,000 euros from scratches on the paintwork in cars. The police put them up and can hardly believe the reason.
- Eliminating scratches in automotive paint * can be an expensive undertaking.
- In Saxony, 37 car owners now have this problem.
- However, the perpetrator is a seven-year-old girl.
Paint scratches are horror for every car owner. It is not always necessary to visit the workshop afterwards - even home remedies can help with the removal *. Still, you want to save yourself the hassle.
In Hohenstein-Ernstthal in Saxony, a seven-year-old girl was up to mischief on several cars. It caused damage in the five-digit range. But there was no bad intent behind it and one or the other car owner may even forgive her.
Scratched cars with the same pattern
According to a police report by the Sachsen police from 4 June to 21 April and 27 April, the girl is said to have caused scratches on 37 vehicles in total . The damage amounts to a total of 30,000 euros . The fact that the scratches came from one and the same perpetrator was recognizable by the same pattern that was scratched into the cars. The police then launched an extensive investigation and investigated the trail. According to the police report, the investigators are said to have carried out extensive forensic investigations and surveillance of the crime scenes over several days.
The evidence and statements found by the witnesses ultimately led her to the little culprit. This is the seven-year-old girl who then explained to the police why she scratched the cars.
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The admission: The scratches should represent snowflakes
During a conversation with the police, the 7-year-old admitted that she wanted to "paint" snowflakes on the cars with stones. She would not have known what damage it would do. This is certainly extremely annoying for the car owners concerned. It is unclear whether the parents were nearby at the time when their daughter let off steam on the 37 vehicles. There is also no mention of whether they have to pay for the damage.
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