A HAMPSHIRE town has been targeted by vandals wielding cans of blue paint.

Blue spray paint was used to vandalize dozens of cars, homes and businesses, including Calmore Community Centre, in Totton, on Tuesday night.

The centre has since boarded over the graffiti until it can be removed from the wall.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary confirmed they are investigating nine reports of criminal damage in the area.

The incidents have occurred in Hammonds Green, Hammonds Way, Blackwater Drive, Northlands Road and Treagore Road.

The spokesperson said: "We are appealing for information following nine reports of criminal damage whereby cars and homes have been sprayed with blue paint.

"Seven incidents were reported yesterday (Sept 12) between 7am and 1.15pm. Today (Sept 13) a further two incidents have occurred.

"Amongst the reports, seven vehicles have been targeted plus a garage door and a front door.

"Officers investigating the incidents are appealing for information and would encourage anyone who has been affected by a similar incident to report it.

"We would also urge anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage who lives or works in this area to review any footage captured yesterday morning."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote 44180345074.