A man has admitted he was responsible for racist graffiti at a Fulwood mosque.Advertisement
Gavin Edghill, 47, of Lower Bank Road, Fulwood, pleaded guilty to five counts of racially aggravated criminal damage, one offence of racially aggravated public order and a further five counts of criminal damage.
Police launched an investigation after three separate reports of offensive and racist graffiti at Masjid E Salaam Mosque in Watling Street Road over the weekend.
Similar graffiti was found on an NHS sign nearby.
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Edghill was arrested and appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday 23 April).
He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced in May.