Serial tire slasher hit 11 parked cars across Corona in one day, cops say

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Photo via Google maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who slashed ten tires on eleven different cars in Corona.

According to police, on Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m., an unknown man was seen walking in the vicinity of 99th Street and 35th Avenue. While there, the suspect used an unknown object to puncture 10 tires of various vehicles, which included five Hondas, one Volkswagen, three Fords, one Lincoln and one BMW.

Following the incident, the suspect fled southbound on 99th Street.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 25- and 30-years-old, with a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, dark pants, dark sneakers.

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Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.