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Authorities are asking members of the public to come forward if they recognise the youth

The leading providers of commercial security at AlertSystems have commented on the recent news about a youth who was recorded leaping across vehicles at a garage forecourt.

A youth has reportedly caused around £5,000 worth of damage after running across six cars and attempting a handstand on the seventh. The incident occurred at a garage forecourt in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire between 5:30 and 6pm last Sunday. The CCTV footage clearly shows the youth climbing on the first car and then running across the top of five more. The incident is being treated as an act of vandalism and police are now using the CCTV footage to find the youth.

The vandal appears to have light brown hair, a black and grey hooded jumper and blue track suit trousers. Authorities are asking members of the public to come forward if they recognise the youth. As he stops the attempted handstand on the seventh car, he gets up close to the security camera, which provided a clear shot of the vandal. A member of the force stated “the damage to the roof of each vehicle and to the bonnet of one of the cars will cost a total of £5,000 to repair.

As experts in CCTV security, AlertSystems takes a keen interest in relevant industry news. A spokesperson from the company made the following statement: “If you have valuable items or property outside of your business, CCTV cameras are an imperative investment.

“The exterior of your business is vulnerable to a wide range of issues, especially if there is limited access control security. CCTV footage provides business owners with the evidence they need to protect their properties and bring criminals and vandals to justice. Fortunately for this car dealership, their site was efficiently protected with high-quality CCTV cameras. Hopefully, the vandal will be identified quickly following a public appeal.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain thousands of commercial security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security systems, AlertSystems provides effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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