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Fulwood man admits he wrote racist graffiti on Masjid E Salaam Mosque

Posted on - 23rd April, 2019 - 6:42pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Garrison, Preston News
Masjid E Salaam Mosque
Masjid E Salaam Mosque

A man has admitted he was responsible for racist graffiti at a Fulwood mosque.

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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.

Read more: Racist graffiti appears outside Fulwood mosque

Edghill was arrested and appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday 23 April).

He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced in May.

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