A teenage boy has been charged with criminal damage after the windscreen of a police car was smashed while officers attended to a different call-out.

Humberside Police said that the 17-year-old boy has been charged after one of their patrol cars, which was attending another incident, was damaged. The force said the windscreen of the vehicle was damaged during the attack.

The incident on Sunday, March 13, took place at around 6pm when officers were attending a separate call in Beverley. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has since been charged.

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The young vandal has been bailed by the police on the condition that he does not go to Beverley. Police have also insisted that he returns to his current home address at a pre-arranged curfew.

A Humberside Police spokesperson said: “A teenage boy has been charged after a police car was damaged in Beverley earlier this week. The car windscreen was damaged shortly after 6pm on Sunday 13 March whilst officers were attending another incident.

“A 17-year-old boy (who cannot be named for legal reasons) has been charged with criminal damage. He has been bailed with conditions not to go to Beverley and to be at his home address by a certain time each evening. “

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