VANDALS scratched a parked car causing hundreds of pounds of damage.
The black Ford Mondeo was parked on a dirt track between Kingsway and Empire Road behind Alexandra House, in Marine Parade in Dovercourt.
The near-side doors and panels were scratched causing hundreds of pounds of damage.
The incident happened between 4pm last Tuesday and 10am on Friday.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Pc Kevin Ward at Harwich on 101.