Watch as vandal sets fire to red-light camera

Criminal who saw red may now be feeling a little hot under the collar

A HELMET-WEARING vandal has been caught setting fire to a traffic camera in Windsor, a suburb of Melbourne, on April 2.

Victoria Police said they were investigating the incident, which took place yesterday at about 6am local time. The culprit tampered with the red-light camera before deciding to set it alight. The fire caused significant damage to the camera.

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They release the video and a still image, and appealed for anyone who may have information relating to the identity of the vandal to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

Credit: Victoria Police via Storyful