Detectives are appealing for information from the public after vandals caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to buses in Widnes.

A report was received on Monday January 20 that the windows of 10 buses had been smashed sometime overnight at a bus depot on Caldwell Road.

Enquiries in relation to the incidents are ongoing and officers are urging anyone with any information or footage that may aid their investigation to get in touch.

Police have advised that as a result of this and previous acts of vandalism, 12 buses are now off the road.

Detective Constable Joseph McNally said: “People who rely on these vital services will now be struggling to find alternative means of travel.

“We are determined to track down those responsible and make them face the consequences of their actions.

“Enquiries are ongoing and increased patrols will be visible in the area over the coming days.

“We want to speak to anyone who was in the area and believes they may have witnessed something that may be relevant to our investigation.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who thinks they may know who caused the criminal damage, or have CCTV or dashcam footage of them.”

Anyone with information or footage that may help with the investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101 quoting IML 616628 or give the details via

Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the online form