Madera Police Arrest Man Suspected of Slashing Car Tires

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WIlliam Smith (Courtesy: Madera Police Department)

WIlliam Smith (Courtesy: Madera Police Department)

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A man was arrested by Madera Police Sunday evening for allegedly slashing the tires of four cars.

Police say William Smith used a knife to puncture the tires of the four cars near Madera High School North Campus. When confronted by a someone, William threatened them and ran from police. He was found in a nearby backyard.

It appears as if William slashed tires at random and did not know the victims, investigators said.

Alexandria Mazerolle filed this report.