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The cars were parked on Musgrove Road. Many workers park on this road for free to avoid parking permit costs. It is believed the incident happened between Tuesday, February 9 and Wednesday, February 10.
An investigation has been launched by Avon and Somerset Police, who are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.
A spokesman for the police told Somerset Live: “We’ve carried out house-to-house enquiries in the street. As of yet, we have had no further reports [of criminal damage]. Enquiries continue.”
The news was shared also shared on the Facebook Group, Taunton Matters.
A fundraiser has been set up by Leonie Mills, a worker at Musgrove Park Hospital to help those pay for the damage.
More £1,600 has been raised so far to reimburse the cost of new tyres for those affected.
Leonie Mills: “I felt as a community we needed to support our heroes. Any leftover funds will be donated to Love Musgrove.”
After hitting the target, she shared an update on the JustGiving page, saying: “Thank you, thank you, this is incredible, I cannot thank you all enough for the generous donations.
“We are certainly going to have enough to reimburse all new tyre purchases, donate to Love Musgrove and I have received a request to possibly donate some sensory toys to the children’s ward.”
Sara Dee Dee was one of the workers affected and approached by KissMyGlass a local company who reimbursed the cost of the tyres for free.
She wrote on Facebook Group, Taunton Matters: “Overwhelmed with kindness.”
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A Facebook user responded: “What a fantastic thing to do.”
Another said: “There are some wonderful people, very kind.”
Another added: “Fantastic. Well done & bravo for such a decent gesture.”
The fundraiser set up by Leonie Mills can be found by JustGiving.
Additional reporting Ross Millen.
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