A Sydney resident claims she has been targeted in an unprovoked attack by a neighbour in her apartment block, leaving her car covered in tape, angry notes and damage to her tyres – all without apparent explanation.
On Tuesday the resident was heading towards her car, allegedly parked in her own private parking spot, beneath her Ryde apartment when she spotted her red Kia had received some amateur modifications.
With orange tape stuck to the windshield and grille, tyres damaged and a child's toy bicycle placed on the roof for good measure, the resident said she was left completely baffled. A strongly worded note duct taped to her car suggested the culprit's motive. It read: "Don't park your f**ken car here".
However, despite the clear anger felt by the individual, who the resident believes is a neighbour, she argued she was well within her right to park where she had.
"He did it on my own private parking lot," the resident told Yahoo News Australia. "I am the owner of the apartment and the parking belongs to my apartment. It's my parking spot" she stressed.
Resident unimpressed by 'childish' act
The Sydney resident explained to Yahoo that she had no idea why the neighbour was angry at her, claiming she had not previously had any neighbourly disputes since buying the unit last year. "I don’t engage with my neighbours but I say hi," she said. "This came from nowhere."
Despite having an idea which neighbour is behind the vandalism, she continued by saying she didn't wish to further inflame the situation. "I don’t want to confront him, this is very childish behaviour," she argued. "I don’t want to wast my time even though it’s so stressful and annoying".
There is now an investigation into the incident, with NSW Police telling Yahoo they received word of "malicious damage" to a vehicle around 8 pm Tuesday.
"When officers arrived, they found a Kia which had been covered in stickers and had a tyre slashed," a spokesperson said.
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