POLICE in Ellesmere Port and Chester are on the lookout for cable cutters.
During the last week or so, there has been a rash of incidents in which vandals have cut through TV and telephone cables on the side of houses.
Now officers on calling on residents to keep their eyes peeled for any wrongdoing.
PC Sally Malone, of the region’s Neighbourhood Policing Unit, said: “This is something of a departure from the normal type of criminal damage we deal with and although it may seem relatively minor it can be costly for victims have the cable reinstalled.
“There seems to be no reason for this current spate of damage and we want everyone in the area to be vigilant and to look out for people acting suspiciously.
“Any suspicious activity should be reported to Cheshire Police immediately on 0845 458 0000.”