Police Warn Of Brake Lines Cut In Middletown

Sunday, March 31, 2024, The New Castle County Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Bakerfield Drive in the community of Commodore Estates for a report of several vehicles having their brake lines cut sometime during the overnight hours.

In January 2024, The New Castle County Police also investigated a similar incident in the same vicinity in the neighborhood of Bayberry South. During this incident, an elderly couple discovered the brake lines to their vehicle were cut during the overnight hours according to police.

Officials are asking members of the public who discover their brake lines have been cut or damaged, to o not attempt to drive the vehicle and immediately contact the local police department and a qualified mechanic for assistance to prevent potential accidents and injuries.

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