Man Arrested for Defacing Church

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: August 15, 2018

A man was arrested after spraying graffiti on several buildings in Andover including St. Mary's Church where the anarchist symbol was painted on the church door and the number 666 was left in red on the steps outside. The incident is suspected to have taken place some time between the 8th of August and the early hours of the 10th of August.

Alex Leigh was charged with various criminal damage offenses as well as with assaulting a police officer during his arrest. The 24-year-old, who pleaded not guilty, has been released on bail and is to stand trial on October 12th. 

Sources: Andover Advertiser hereherehere and hereLOVEANDOVER  
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