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Feeling Deflated: Dozens of Tires Slashed in East LA

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Some crimes are committed in anger, some in greed, some in jealousy. But apparently, some are also committed just to annoy people, and that appears to be the case in East LA, where dozens of cars had their tires slashed overnight. KABC reports that by 5:30 this morning, residents were waking up to find their tires flat. Most of the cars were parked along City Terrace Drive, Van Pelt Avenue, Woolwine Drive and Hazard Avenue.

Police don't have a suspect, and it's unclear what the motive behind the mass slashing could have been. In the meantime, residents are losing work and shelling out cash for replacement rubber:

City Terrace resident Miguel Ramblaz [said], "My wife goes to work in the morning. You see that flat tire, you don't go to work. You lose a day."

If you have any information, call the L.A. County Sheriff's Department at 323-264-4151.