VANDALS left deep gouges in the paintwork of a car in an overnight attack in Clacton.

The black Volvo XC90 was discovered with scratches along the front wings on both sides, as well as the bonnet.

It was parked outside the owner’s home in Chilburn Avenue when it was targeted.

The attack happened between 10pm on Thursday May 1 and 9am the following day.

Anyone with information should call PC Jamie Walsh at Clacton police station on 101, or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.