Overnight string of tire slashings on Jersey City police vehicles under investigation

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By 1010 WINS

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Officials are investigating a string of slashed police vehicles that occurred overnight in Jersey City on Thursday.

A spokeswoman said there were nine marked police vehicles that had at least one tire slash while parked outside.

"I can’t stress enough how counterproductive these actions are, and unfortunately these types of actions serve to overshadow the entire conversation around police reform," Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said in a statement.

"It’s unacceptable to vandalize anyone’s property let alone public property and we will be aggressive in prosecution as we review surveillance videos," Fulop adds.

The tires have been replaced and the cars are back in service.

There have been no arrests made and an investigation remains ongoing.