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1/7/2005
Cheltenham, UK: Arsonist Torches Speed Cam
A Cheltenham, UK speed camera ceased to function after application of a burning tire.

Stock burned gatso photo.
One less speed camera in Cheltenham, UK. The camera formerly operated on the Tewkesbury Road, opposite the Broughton Rolls Royce garage, in Cheltenham. As always, everyone loves cameras according to surveys.

Article Excerpt:
Police say someone set a tyre alight and then placed it over the speed camera on the 40mph limit road.
Source: ARSON ATTACK ON CAMERA (The Citizen (UK), 1/7/2005)

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