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Preston man arrested on suspicion of leaving Fulwood mosque hate crime messages

Posted on - 21st April, 2019 - 4:08pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Garrison, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall
Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall

A Preston man has been arrested after three offensive messages were written on gate posts of a city mosque.

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Masjid-e-Salaam was targeted on three occasions during the Easter weekend.

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First on Good Friday and then again on Saturday (20 April) night and during the early hours of Sunday (21 April).

Preston Police arrested a 47-year-old man from the city on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage.

He has since been assessed and sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

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Read more: Muslim group issue message after Fulwood mosque graffiti

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