Caught on camera: Attack on Lincoln transplant patient’s cars with paint stripper

A Lincoln heart transplant patient has spoken of his anger at criminals who targeted two of his cars with paint stripper and slashed their roofs and tyres.

Steven Ross woke to the devastating news on the morning of August 25 after receiving a call from a neighbouring business alerting him to the damage caused overnight to his Mercedes and Land Rover.

The two vehicles were parked outside the warehouse where he works on Pyke Road, off Whisby Road.

After contacting the police and his insurance company, Steven then watched the footage on CCTV.

He said: “Since I had my heart transplant five years ago I have done nothing but work to give me and my family the best I can while my new heart is good. I have had nothing but bad luck as I have a son who had a head injury too.

“Finally when I buy the best car I’ve ever had and wanted they do this to me.

“Why would people do this to us? We are all devastated.”

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police are investigating the damage caused and would like to hear from anyone who has information which could prove useful, or who saw two people in the area around the time of 1.50am to 2am.

Anyone with information should contact the force on 101, quoting incident number 15000082320.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.