By Andy Sheehan

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh police are looking for whoever slashed the tires on half a dozen SWAT vehicles.

The Pittsburgh Police SWAT Team stands ready to respond to critical situations 24/7 but luckily they weren’t summoned early Thursday morning. That’s when someone or some people slashed the tires of about a half dozen SWAT vehicles where they are kept in the city’s West End.

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Sources say the incident happened sometime around 3 a.m. when the vehicles were apparently unattended. The damaged vehicles have been taken to the city’s repair garage for new tires and repairs to whatever other damage they’ve sustained.

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Police are looking for whoever is responsible and issued this statement:

“A number of Public Safety vehicles were vandalized overnight in the Crafton/Sheraden area. The vehicles are undergoing repairs. At no time was service to the public disrupted. The incident is under investigation.”

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All these vehicles should be back in service in a day or two, but police are taking this incident very seriously and aim to find whoever did it.