9/7/2014France, Saudi Arabia: Speed Cameras Shot, Spraypainted, Scorched
Vigilantes take out speed cameras in France and Saudi Arabia.
A 20-year-old man opened fire on a speed camera in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia last week. According to Al Jazirah, the speed camera van, called Saher, was shot by a passing vehicle. The driver of the camera van was not injured. Two other camera shooting incidents are under investigation.
Vigilantes in Morbihan, France set fire to a speed camera on Wednesday at 12:30am. According to a police news release, the device in Marzan on the RD139 was destroyed by the intense blaze. At 4:45am on Monday, the camera in Sainte Seve on the RN12 near Morlaix, was also burned, Ouest France reported. In Wittelsheim, L'Alsace reports that the camera on the RN66 was covered in green spraypaint on Thursday.