SMITHFIELD – Police detectives are investigating an incident after the brake line on a car was intentionally cut. A 73 year-old woman told police that in mid-November she began having difficulty with the brakes on her vehicle working properly.
She carried the vehicle to a local repair shop. The mechanic discovered the brake line had allegedly been intentionally cut. The damage was reported to police in December.
Luckily, the victim was not injured or involved in a traffic accident.
Police said the incident could be domestic related and does not appear to be random. At last report no charges had been filed.