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Between 20 and 30 cars had their tires slashed in Valley Glen recently and the culprit was caught on a neighbor's surveillance camera.

More than 20 cars had their tires slashed on Feb. 5, 2017 in the Valley Glen neighborhood. (Credit: KTLA)

More than 20 cars had their tires slashed on Feb. 5, 2017 in the Valley Glen neighborhood. (Credit: KTLA)

The vehicles were parked on the streets of the 5700 blocks of Woodman and Mammoth avenues when the tires were slashed during the early morning hours on Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release.

Residents in the area said cars on Hatteras and Collins streets also has their tires slashed.

Surveillance video shows a person stopping several times and apparently slashing the tires of several cars parked along a neighborhood street.

Police have asked the public for help in identifying the person seen in the video. An LAPD spokesman told the Daily News that the slasher is believed to be a white or Hispanic man apparently in his 30s.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Van Nuys Police Station at 818-374-9500 or Van Nuys area detectives at 818-374-0040.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.