‘I worked hard for it and I have to pay for it’, Eastbourne man’s car is vandalised

An Eastbourne man’s car was keyed while he was at work.

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 9:44 am

An Eastbourne man’s car was keyed while he was at work.

Sam Fielder had parked his BMW on Darley Road on Monday, August 16 while he was at work.

After arriving at his vehicle, Mr Fielder discovered a number of keyed marks on the passenger side of the car.

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He said, “It has been keyed really badly.

“I’m so gutted because I bought it in June. I have been working all through lockdown, I wanted to treat myself.

“It is my pride and joy.”

Mr Fielder said he has been quoted repair costs of around £1,000.

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He said, “It is not like some you see that they have gone past and done it. It seems like there was some intent behind it.

“I just do not see the point in it.

“I worked hard for it and I have to pay for it.

“You cannot try and understand it. It is pointless.”

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A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “Police were called to Darley Road, Eastbourne, on Monday, August 16, following a report of damage caused to a car. The damage was caused some time between 1.40pm and 11.10pm.

“No viable lines of enquiry have been identified and the matter has been filed pending any further information coming to light.”