POLICE are appealing for information after what is believed to be paint stripper was poured over vehicles in Tardebigge.

It happened at Dolan Park Hospital, Stoney Lane, on Wednesday, December 19.

A substance believed to be paint stripper was thrown over 13 vehicles on the staff car park, including a Land Rover Freelander causing £1,000 damage, a Daewoo Lanos which sustained £1,000 worth of damage, a Kia which had £400 worth of damage, a Toyota Yaris which had £800 worth of damage, a Ford Mondeo which also had £800 worth of damage, and a Peugeot which had £500 damage.

Four youths wearing dark clothing with hoods up were seen running into a field.

A man was arrested last night on suspicion of criminal damage and is currently in police custody assisting with inquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information are being asked to contact PC Simeon Darrall Jones on 0300 333 3000 quoting incident 80-N-191212 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.