TWO people have been arrested following windows on cars and houses were smashed in Billericay and Wickford last week.

The windows were smashed with a catapult, police reported on Friday.

A 15-year-old and an 18-year-old, both from Billericay, were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and theft of a motor vehicle.

A spokesperson from Essex Police, said: "We received a number of calls that house and car windows had been damaged in the Beams Way, Mill Road and Crays Hill areas between 10.20pm and 10.50pm on Thursday 3 October.

"A man and a teenager were arrested in Laurel Avenue, Wickford, this afternoon, Monday 7 October.

"The 15-year-old and 18-year-old, both from Billericay,

"They remain in custody for questioning.

"Our investigation into Thursday’s incidents is still ongoing and we are continuing to make CCTV enquiries and speak to witnesses."

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101 quoting incident 1137 of October 3 or email our Community Policing Team at