Man in Bavaria accused of scratching hundreds of cars
January 8, 2020
A man has appeared in court in Bavaria charged with scratching more than 600 cars. Police, who set up a special unit to investigate complaints, said they caught the suspect in the act after a tip-off.
A 26-year-old man appeared in court in the German city of Schweinfurt charged with causing damage to hundreds of cars by scratching their paintwork.
The suspect is accused of a prolific series of attacks on property between February and April 2018, using a sharp object to scratch 642 different vehicles. The amount of damage caused was estimated to be some €930,000 (just over $1 million).