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Arrest made in New Jersey police, fire vehicle tire slashing

Posted August 30

— Police in New Jersey have arrested a man who they say slashed 52 tires on multiple police and fire vehicles.

Philly.com reports (http://bit.ly/2vrzKae ) police have charged the 51-year-old with multiple charges including criminal mischief following an arrest on Tuesday. Investigators say a Somerdale Police officer recognized the suspect in surveillance videos because he had previously reported a stolen bicycle at the station.

According to police, the suspect slashed tires on nine police cruisers, one fire vehicle and three personal cars of police officers on Sunday.

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