POLICE have appealed for help from the public after a spate of criminal damage to cars.

Officers from the Boscombe Neighbourhood Policing Team said they have received several reports in the Pokesdown and Southbourne areas.

Residents woken by loud bang discover doors and windows smashed

Many of the incidents happened on the night on Tuesday March 16 and now officers are asking for information.

Witnesses or anyone who saw any suspicious activity are asked to call police on 101 or the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.